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Oil disaster efforts face extreme heat

Rising temperatures are adding to the perils of cleanup efforts on the Gulf oil disaster, and workers’ heat-related illnesses are now the primary worry for local doctors and nurses. “Our big issue with the health is the heat-related stuff,” said … Continue reading

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U.S. expands no-fishing zone around oil spill

(Reuters) – The United States has nearly doubled the no-fishing zone in the Gulf of Mexico because of the spread of oil leaking from the ruptured BP well, a federal official said on Tuesday. The no-fishing zone now covers 19 … Continue reading

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