BP Assures Governors It Will Restore The Gulf

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Sharon Hanshaw, a beautician turned global climate activist living in Biloxi, Miss., has traveled the world to tell the story of how her neighborhood has struggled to recover from Hurricane Katrina. Debbie Elliott/NPR hide caption

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A Hard Fight For A Political Voice In Biloxi, Miss.

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The Sand Shark lifts sand onto a conveyor belt, then dumps it through a sifting device. BP says the machine can clean more sand in 5 minutes than 100 people could in three hours. Debbie Elliott/NPR hide caption

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BP Shrinks Gulf Cleanup Crews, Tries New Tools

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Oil workers listen to Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal during a speech in June in Houma, La. Jindal spoke out against the six-month moratorium on deep-water drilling, saying it would kill thousands of Louisiana jobs. Gregory Bull/AP hide caption

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Families Feel Effects Of Federal Debate On Drilling

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Twin sisters Sheila Newman (left) and Sheryl Lindsay of Orange Beach, Ala., make their case to a BP claims adjuster. The wedding planners have been trying since June to get BP to pay for lost income from the oil spill. Debbie Elliott/NPR hide caption

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Gulf Coast Claimants Irked By BP's Delays

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Sunbathers walk along the beach in Pensacola Beach, Fla. on Aug. 1. Local business officials are asking for a substantial federal investment in getting tourists back to the coast after the peak summer season was wiped out by the oil spill. Dave Martin/AP hide caption

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Officials Try To Calm Fears In Spill Aftermath

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Most Gulf Oil Is Out Of Site But Not Out Of Mind

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Gulf Residents Not Sure Leak's Worst Is Over

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A Love-Hate History: Oil And Fishing In The Gulf

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David Chauvin Jr. lowers the oil boom while testing out the rigging. Matt Stamey/The Houma Courier hide caption

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Shrinking Coast, Expanding Oil: Shrimpers Clean Spill

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The eggs are layered with moist sand to cushion their journey. Share the Beach volunteers use counters to make sure all 127 eggs from this loggerhead nest are accounted for. Debbie Elliott/NPR hide caption

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Before They Hatch: Moving Sea Turtle Eggs From Gulf

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Gulf Residents Adopt 'Wait And See' Attitude To Cap

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Oil Spill Means Dismal Summer For Gulf Beach Town

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