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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Gulf Coast Plane Ride

Gulf Coast Plane Ride

“One of the most important things we learned while there—only 35 days after the explosion—was just how angry locals were. There they were, the people with the most knowledge of their own shorelines, and they weren’t allowed to do a thing to help.” —Sarah Latta, assistant features editor 

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