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In this photo taken Tuesday, Nov. 9, 2010, BP operates a deep sand cleaning operation in Orange Beach, Ala. The oil company has launched its biggest push yet to deep-clean the tourist beaches that were coated with crude during the worst of the Gulf oil spill. Machines are digging down into the sand to remove buried tar mats left from the Deepwater Horizon disaster. (AP Photo/Dave Martin)
Photo by: Dave Martin
In this photo taken Tuesday, Nov. 9, 2010, BP operates a deep sand cleaning operation in Orange Beach, Ala. The oil company has launched its biggest push yet to deep-clean the tourist beaches that were coated with crude during the worst of the Gulf oil spill. Machines are digging down into the sand to remove buried tar mats left from the Deepwater Horizon disaster. (AP Photo/Dave Martin)

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