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The state also sent 131 pieces of heavy equipment -- including 18-wheelers, dump trucks, water tankers, skid steers, tractors and Humvees -- to help with the recovery.
Inside the air tanker, near the tail end of the plane, under its belly lies the boom operator.
Every day an estimated 150 metric tons of industrial wastewater flows into the bay—enough to fill about 7 large tanker trucks.
Outside, Teslas and Priuses were making their way along I-80, over the bridge toward Oakland and Berkeley; a few lights from the tankers, trawling the waters past Yerba Buena Island, flickered like fireflies.
On August 30, tankers were dispatched to Marathon Petroleum and Phillips 66, which were running out of feedstocks for their refineries, preventing them from becoming part of the 20 percent of U.S. refining capacity shut down by Harvey.
That's where big ocean-going vessels, container ships, oil tankers, and the like, wait either to enter the port of Mobile, or for a cargo to haul.
Gurvan Le Meur was steering an oil tanker toward a Russian port when something odd happened.
The spaceship, meanwhile, would be fueled in orbit by a tanker (which would also be launched by an ITS booster).
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