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Oil slick is spoiling Gulf Coast's comeback year

The Los Angeles Times, 1 June 2010
Publié le : 1 juin 2010
 Tina Susman 
"This was supposed to be the season of recovery.

"Recovery from Hurricane Ivan in 2004, which left the high-rise hotels and the rainbow-colored beach bungalows in ruins; from soaring gas prices, from the recession and from the winter season that wasn't when near-freezing temperatures kept sun-seekers home.

"Instead, the summer of 2010 is shaping up as a season of worry in this idyllic coastal resort, where visitors over the Memorial Day weekend said they had come only because deals from desperate lodging owners were too good to pass up. To a person, visitors said they were sure beaches would be oily messes by high summer."

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