Spill threatens Florida’s beaches and tourism

Agence France-Presse: The Gulf of Mexico oil spill approached the sandy white beaches of Pensacola Thursday, threatening Florida's tourist industry just ahead of its prime summer season. Some oil stains have been spotted in the sea about 10 miles (16 kilometers) from Pensacola and were expected to come ashore over the next two days, Florida Governor Charlie Crist said Wednesday. "The shifts, the winds and the currents are projecting weathered oil from the leading edge (which) could impact the ......

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