Three  days after the explosion of the Deepwater Horizon in the Gulf of  Mexico, the Dutch government offered to help.
It was  willing to provide ships outfitted with oil-skimming booms, and it  proposed a plan for building sand barriers to protect sensitive  marshlands.
The  response from the Obama administration and BP, which are coordinating  the cleanup: “The embassy got a nice letter from the administration that  said, ‘Thanks, but no thanks,’” said Geert Visser, consul general for  the Netherlands in Houston.
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Three days after the explosion of the Deepwater Horizon in the Gulf of Mexico, the Dutch government offered to help.

It was willing to provide ships outfitted with oil-skimming booms, and it proposed a plan for building sand barriers to protect sensitive marshlands.

The response from the Obama administration and BP, which are coordinating the cleanup: “The embassy got a nice letter from the administration that said, ‘Thanks, but no thanks,’” said Geert Visser, consul general for the Netherlands in Houston.

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