Oil Stains Beaches And Tourists As Slick Spreads

Associated Press: Driftwood and seashells glazed with rust-colored tar lined the surf along the Gulf Coast's once-pristine white sand beaches Saturday, the crude from a busted oil well deep underwater showing up in greater quantities and farther east. A cap placed over the gusher was collecting some of the oil, which had stained beaches with a waxy mess of tar balls and created an unusual orange foam in the surf. In Gulf Shores, Ala., wooden boardwalks leading to beachfront hotels were spotted ......

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