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Puget Sound Naval Shipyard conducts oil spill drill

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BREMERTON -- An oil spill response drill will be conducted in the Sinclair Inlet Thursday morning. The Puget Sound Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility is practicing specific strategies to protect environmentally sensitive areas.

The exercises will take place near the east end of the shipyard and near the Port Orchard marina. The drill is scheduled to start at 8:30 a.m. and end before noon.

A shipyard spokesman said nothing will be released into the water and there will be no impact on the marine environment.