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7 Long-Term Effects Of The Gulf Oil Spill (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post     First Posted: 07/10/10 06:12 AM ET   Updated: 05/25/11 05:20 PM ET

The oil spill in the Gulf Of Mexico, resulting from the explosion at a BP offshore drilling rig that tragically left 11 dead, is quickly growing to become the biggest ecological disaster this country has ever experienced.

Here are 7 long-term consequences we must expect from this catastrophe.

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Amid the frenzy of attention over the disaster, the media seems to be giving the smallest mention to those 11 men who tragically lost their lives from this awful accident. They traveled from Louisiana, Mississippi, and even Texas to work hard and provide for their families. Unfortunately, these families now have to suffer the unimaginable sadness of having lost their loved ones.
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