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Anyone live on the gulf coast and worried about our beaches?

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Asked by Anonymous at 2:40 PM on May. 3, 2010 in Politics & Current Events

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  • Yes i live in alabama and alot of people living her make there living off of fishing and visitors on vacation. No one really knows what the impact is going to be for this summer. Sense no one is going to want to vacation on a beach when you cant get in the water.

    Answer by Anonymous at 2:53 PM on May. 3, 2010

  • Yes...we're just a bit south of Tampa in FL and we're watching it closely. Our local aquarium is gearing up to go help; as are a few of the main FL amusement parks...

    Answer by beachmamaof2 at 3:45 PM on May. 3, 2010

  • I live in pace (near pensacola) Im praying it doesnt ruin the summer and the business here. I

    Answer by faithful78 at 3:47 PM on May. 3, 2010

  • So many areas and industries affected. The totals too many to guesstimate at this time. Let's hope BP is true to it's word from start through finish- Actions not words.


    Answer by Sisteract at 3:59 PM on May. 3, 2010

  • I live in TX 8 miles from the bay and I'm not worried

    Answer by itsmesteph11 at 6:43 PM on May. 3, 2010

  • AUSTIN, Texas -- Texans could see some icky tar balls roll up on their beaches in a few weeks as a result of the big oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, but the state is in little danger of a larger threat, officials said Wednesday.

    While the tar balls may be unsightly and unfortunate for beachgoers who may step in the goo, water currents in the Gulf would make it hard for a large oil slick from the 5,000 barrels-a-day oil spill to make its way to Texas beaches, said State Land Commissioner Jerry Patterson.

    "It is possible in a couple or three weeks we could end up with some very hard or gooey tar balls," Patterson said.

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    Answer by Anonymous at 8:30 PM on May. 3, 2010

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