Kuwait reports second oil spill in less than a week

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Kuwait is reporting a second offshore oil spill in less than a week.

The Environmental Public Authority says the latest spill, discovered Tuesday, is one nautical mile long. Earlier this week, authorities were working to contain an oil spill to the south.

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The tiny Gulf country bordering Iraq and Saudi Arabia has proven oil reserves of more than 100 billion barrels and produces 2.9 million barrels a day.