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    Gulf Coast

    This really bothers me. I'm not a tree hugger and I know that we need the oil but DAMN.

    FOXNews.com - Little Success of Stopping Oil Slick as It Creeps Towards Gulf Coastline

    A lot of the things I love are along the coast. Fishing for reds during the day and bow-fishing at night in the Louisiana marshes, weekends at Orange Beach AL, hell they are even talking about the possibility of the spill reaching the Florida Keys with the possibility of affecting reefs and diving. I love the oysters, crab, and shrimp from the coast and the people in south Louisiana are the greatest. So many of them depend on the marine life down there for their livelihoods. Venice LA has great fishing and bow-fishing with it's miles of canals and marshes.

    I sure hope they get a handle on this before long, I really don't want to imagine all of that being affected for years. I'm getting old.
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    I suspect the snow white sands of the gulf will be grimy for several years thanks to this, and gas prices will rise yet again.
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    Yea, it's funny but it never really crossed my mind that something could affect ALL of it for years. The area even recovered from Katrina relatively quickly.
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    Very sad. Hopefully measures will be taken to prevent disasters like this in the future.

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    Good job we had our gulf coast holiday last year. Selfish aren't I!

    Now I've just got to worry about that damn volcano.
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