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Oil removed from fishing boat aground on Central Coast

Posted August 2

In this Friday, July 28, 2017 photo provided by the U.S. Coast Guard, the commercial fishing vessel, Point Estero, rests on a group of rocks after it ran aground at Estero Bluffs State Park, Calif. The Coast Guard says all oil and hazardous materials have been removed from the commercial fishing vessel. The fishing boat was reported aground early Friday and contractors were hired to remove the potential pollutants. (U.S. Coast Guard via AP)

— The Coast Guard says all oil and hazardous materials have been removed from a commercial fishing vessel that went aground near Estero Bluffs State Park on the San Luis Obispo County shoreline.

The fishing boat Point Estero was reported aground early Friday and contractors were hired to remove the potential pollutants.

The Coast Guard says the removal operation was completed Tuesday afternoon.

The scenic stretch of coastline is about 10 miles north of Morro Bay.

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