Shrimp boats sit in the Pass Christian Harbor in Pass Christian, Miss. Many fishermen, seafood buyers and others in the Gulf operate with cash, which may cause problems when they cannot present the documents needed to receive government compensation. Dave Martin/AP hide caption

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Cash Business In Gulf Makes Compensation Difficult

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Cleanup workers maneuver an oil boom in Bataria Bay on the coast of Louisiana. With the down economy, their are plenty of people hoping for cleanup jobs, but there are few to be found. Patrick Semansky/AP hide caption

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Cleanup Jobs Are Hard To Find In The Gulf

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Oil Spill Unravels Future Of Net-Making In Gulf

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Since a lot of the Gulf Coast fishing has shut down, business has been slow at Huey Ice Co. in Dulac, La. Yuki Noguchi/NPR hide caption

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Business Melts Away For Gulf Coast Icehouses

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Gas Station Owners Pay The Price For BP Affiliation

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Helping The Pros: Amateur Ideas To Stop The Oil Spill

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Estimating The Cost Of The BP Oil Spill

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House Panel Hears From Rig Victims, Company

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House Panel To Hear From Oil Rig Blast Survivors

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Senate Looks Into Oil Company Liability Cap

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BP Hard To Pin Down On Oil Spill Claims

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Ryan Gressett (left) and Todd Schilla (right) pilot a remotely operated vehicle into the Gulf of Mexico with the goal of placing a small pollution containment chamber to contain an oil leak. U.S. Coast Guard, Petty Officer 3rd Class Patrick Kelley/AP hide caption

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Robots Provide Undersea Eyes, Hands In Gulf Spill

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Ending Offshore Oil Drilling: More Harm Than Good?

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Fishing boats sit idle on the docks at Bayou La Batre, Ala. Fishermen are just one of the groups that may file lawsuits against BP and other companies for damages or other losses as a result of the Gulf oil spill. Jay Reeves/AP hide caption

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Legal Complications Grow As Gulf Oil Spill Expands

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Shareholders To Scrutinize Goldman Sachs

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