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** FILE ** P.J. Hahn, Plaquemines Parish coastal zone director, lifts his boot out of thick beached oil on Queen Bess Island in Barataria Bay, just off the Gulf of Mexico in Plaquemines Parish, La., in early June. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File)

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Brown pelicans fly over booms collecting oil from the Deepwater Horizon spill near Queen Bess Island, Wednesday, June 16, 2010, in Grand Isle, La. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)