FILE - In this Friday, June 4, 2010 file picture, tourists watch as workers clean oil from the sand along a 700-yard long strip of oil that washed up on the beach in Gulf Shores, Ala. A

 

              FILE - In this Friday, June 4, 2010 file picture, tourists watch as workers clean oil from the sand along a 700-yard long strip of oil that washed up on the beach in Gulf Shores, Ala. A
FILE - In this Friday, June 4, 2010 file picture, tourists watch as workers clean oil from the sand along a 700-yard long strip of oil that washed up on the beach in Gulf Shores, Ala. An April 20, 2010 explosion at the BP Deepwater Horizon offshore platform killed 11 men, and the subsequent leak released an estimated 172 million gallons of petroleum into the Gulf of Mexico. (AP Photo/Dave Martin)
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