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Edward Overton

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Professor of Environmental Sciences at Louisiana State University' School of the Coast and Environment

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After a meeting with Congressional leaders today, President Obama said the  first order of business  was the Gulf oil spill.

The Oil Spill and the Oil Economy

After a meeting with Congressional leaders today, President Obama said the first order of business was the Gulf oil spill.

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President Obama today called the response to the Gulf oil spill the  biggest thing of its kind  in American history. But what about advance preparation?

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President Obama today called the response to the Gulf oil spill the biggest thing of its kind in American history. But what about advance preparation?

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