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Oil Spill Tourism

Gulf Oil Spill Beaches: Vacationers Anxious, Southeast Beaches Woo New Customers

AP | JEFFREY COLLINS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

COLUMBIA, S.C. — Daydreams of beach sunsets have been replaced by anxious Internet checks for many vacationers headed to the Gulf Coast, while h...

Tourism Executives: Gulf Needs Marketing Money

AP | ILEANA MORALES | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON — States bordering the gushing oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico need as much as $500 million to boost tourism with marketing campaigns...

'Thick Like Pancake Batter:' Oil Has Broken Into Many Slicks

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- In sensitive marshes on the Louisiana coast, oil thick as pancake batter suffocates grasses and traps pelicans. Blobs ...

Gulf Oil Spill Jobs: Cleanup Efforts Create Mini Job Boom

AP | JOHN CURRAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW ORLEANS — Much as he hates to say it, Mark Leonard knows it's true: The oil spill that is fouling the Gulf of Mexico may save his family's b...