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Oil Spill Messes With Texas

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Well, it’s official: oil has now made land in every Gulf Coast state.

With the sight of oil on a Texas beach, it’s clear that this spill is a full-out assault on the Gulf Coast.

And the news just keeps getting grimmer in Louisiana. Over the weekend, tar balls were sighted in Lake Pontchartrain, which borders New Orleans. That spells trouble for the region’s remaining working fishermen, many of whom have taken their boats to the lake since fishing in the Gulf came to a halt.

More than 115,000 people have signed our petition to stop offshore drilling. Will you?


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