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8 Ways The Gulf Of Mexico Oil Spill Is Going To Be Felt For Decades

#1 In fact, some local shrimpers in Louisiana are already predicting that it will be seven years before they can set to sea again. #4 Needless to say, very few people are going to want to vacation along the Gulf Coast for quite a long time. Hotel Owner Dodie Vegas put it this way.... "It's just going to kill us. It's going to destroy us." #8 Two of the major industries in the Gulf region, seafood and tourism, are going to be pretty much wiped out in the short-term. Many areas along the Gulf, particularly in Louisiana, were already economic disaster areas even before this oil spill. The truth is that economic conditions down there are simply not strong enough to weather another major tragedy. The oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico is essentially "a slow-motion Katrina" which is going to alter the economy of the Gulf region permanently

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