Gulf Coast Oil Spill Watch

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Editors’ Trip to the Gulf

As oil from the Gulf of Mexico spill made its way to shore, three Coastal Living editors took a trip to Mobile, Alabama, in May 2010 to find out firsthand how the region was preparing for its arrival.

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Mobile Baykeeper Plane Ride

Mobile Baykeeper Plane Ride

“I went up in the air the first week and have flown every week since. On the ground, we’ve trained more than 200 people as field observers and are adding 80 per week. They’re our oil-spotters, the first line of defense, and when they see it, we let the clean-up crews know.” –Casi Callaway, Mobile Baykeeper

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