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A BP contractor uses a piece of absorbent boom to try to sop up oil from a marsh near Cocodrie, La. An NOAA contractor says this technique is not approved and will cause more harm than good to Louisiana's fragile marshes. But this worker's boss defends the technique. Elizabeth Shogren/NPR hide caption

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