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(left to right) Haley Farris watches as her friend Amy Rivera steps over a pool of oil on the public beach in Gulf Shores, Ala., on June 12,  2010.  Although the beaches are still open, they have been closed for swimming. 

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(left to right) Scottie Womack and Didi Causey look at a dead bird covered in oil that washed up on Pensacola Beach, Florida USA on 5 June  2010. 

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Christopher Rice walks his four children down the oil covered public beach in Gulf Shores, Ala., on June 12, 2010.  Although the beaches are still open, they have been closed for swimming.

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A shadow of a visitor on the public pier reflects in the oil and booms rapped around the public pier in Gulf Shores, Ala., on June 13,  2010.  Fishing has been closed on the pier due to the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.

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Clean up workers tie up bags of contaminated sand on Orange Beach, Ala., on June 16, 2010.  Clean up officials have started sending crews out at night due to the extreme temperatures of the summer day.  

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Skimmed oil collects in a line of boom near the Deepwater Horizon oil spill site in the Gulf of Mexico, USA on June 20, 2010.  Ships are working near the site to clean up the oil near the source.

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Oil covered glasses sit in the stained sand at the public beach in Gulf Shore, Alabama USA on 25 June  2010.   Large amounts of oil washed up on the beach and the waters were closed to swimming. 

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People walk through a large puddle of oil foam and weathered oil at the beach in Gulf Shores, Ala., on June 30, 2010.  High waves and rough seas from Tropical Storm Alex have pushed more oil from the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill farther on shore and have prevented clean up crews from working.  

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Kids play volleyball on an oil covered beach in Gulf Shores, Alabama, USA on 1 July 2010.  

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Ships work on a controlled burn of oil in the Gulf of Mexico, USA on 20 June  2010.  Many ships are working near the site of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill after to clean up the oil near the source. 

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Barry Landery holds a bag full of tar balls that washed up on Dauphin Island, Ala.  on June 1, 2010.

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A plastic American flag sits in a pool of oil as people walk across the beach at Gulf Shores, Alabama, USA on 4 July 2010.  Usually the weekend of July 4, when the USA celebrates its independence from British rule, is a busy time for the Gulf Coast but the threat of oil on the beaches and rough waters caused by what is left from Hurricane Alex have kept people away. 

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Henry Moore (right) sits on the beach as members of the Alabama National Guard build a barrier in Gulf Shores, Ala., on July 9, 2010.

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Beach goers and clean up crews line the oil covered beach at Pensacola Beach, Florida USA on 23 June  2010.

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Brett Goulet carries his surf board by the oil covered beach at Pensacola Beach, Florida USA on 23 June  2010.