3 million feet of boom in Gulf, but does it help?

Associated Press: Globs of sticky brownish ooze soil miles of sensitive shoreline and marsh from Alabama to Louisiana. Pelican rookeries are awash in oil. Oyster beds and shrimp nurseries face certain death. All the while, long, slender barriers intended to protect the shoreline float twisted, tangled or sometimes just broken apart, unable to stop the creeping crude. Since last month's rig explosion and spill of millions of gallons of oil into the Gulf of Mexico -- now the largest spill in U.S. ......

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