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Oil slick is spoiling Gulf Coast's comeback year

Publié par Clifford Armion le 06/01/2010

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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"Oil slick is spoiling Gulf Coast's comeback year", La Clé des Langues [en ligne], Lyon, ENS de LYON/DGESCO (ISSN 2107-7029), janvier 2010. Consulté le 02/03/2024. URL: https://cle.ens-lyon.fr/anglais/archives/archives-revue-de-presse/oil-slick-is-spoiling-gulf-coast-s-comeback-year