Videographic: Oiling the wheels of the state

2010-07-27 01:53:28
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THE Deepwater spill in the Gulf of Mexico is having a profound effect on Louisiana's economy. The state's offshore oil fields are among the largest in America, and its oil and gas industries contribute $30 billion to state coffers each year. Louisianans fear the spill, and the resultant six-month moratorium on offshore drilling, will have the same traumatic effect on the oil business that it is having on fishing and tourism. For more on Louisiana after the spill, see this video.
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