BP Spill: Beachgoers Flee, Locals Continue to Struggle As More Oil Heads for the Gulf Coast

Every aspect of life in the Gulf of Mexico has changed since the BP oil spill began 63 days ago. Beaches from Louisiana to the Florida panhandle, full with beachgoers last summer, are now empty. The tourists, in many cases, have been replaced by tar balls. Even the daily routine for residents of the Gulf coast has changed. Now, instead of waking up early to head out on their commercial fishing boats, the residents of Lafitte, Louisiana line up at 3 a.m. -- for grocery vouchers. "I could pay...Full Story
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