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Image of the Day: Tar Balls Hit the Beaches This Summer

Two years after the worst oil spill in history, tar balls and dead fish are still washing up on the shores of Louisiana and all along the Gulf coast. Environmentalist, scientists and local fisherman all over the Gulf coast are warning that the disaster is far from over. Fisherman say there are getting less shrimp now since the oil spill. Chemical dispersants, used to help dissipate the oil on the water, were sprayed directly into the ocean and many believe it is dangerous to the ecosystem as well.

Credit: NOAA's National Ocean Service

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