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The oil reaches Grand Isle

The American public has not seen a solution to the oil spill caused by the Deepwater Horizon oil rig explosion on April 20. Meanwhile, about 800 thousand gallons of oil leak into the ocean every day, devastating the wildlife and beaches of the Gulf of Mexico. Mother Jones magazine reporter Mac McClelland reported for Need to Know from Grand Isle, La.

Related:
“Crisis in the Gulf” on LPB

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