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A pair of shrimp trawlers skim oil in Caminada Bay north of Grand Isle, La., Friday, July 9, 2010. The tiny resort island on the Gulf of Mexico is closed to all fishing due to the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. (AP Photo/Chuck Cook)

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An amphibious craft is salvaged from the Delaware River in Philadelphia, Friday, July 9, 2010. An amphibious sightseeing boat that stalled in the Delaware River was knocked over by an oncoming barge Wednesday, spilling 37 people overboard and leaving two passengers unaccounted for after a frantic rescue effort. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

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Russian plane believed to be carrying candidates for a 14-person spy swap, is seen at Moscow's Domodedovo airport, on Friday, July 9, 2010. The plane carrying the colours of the Russian Ministry of Emergency Situations is thought to have flown from Austria on Friday, following an exchange of spies between Moscow and Washington. (AP Photo/Sergey Ponomarev)

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Men stand outside their flooded homes in Nuevo Laredo, Mexico, Friday July 9, 2010. A tropical depression that came ashore just north of the mouth of the Rio Grande on Thursday was expected to add 6 inches to 8 inches of rain to rivers and reservoirs in south Texas and northern Mexico already swollen from the heavy rains dropped by Hurricane Alex. (AP Photo/Miguel Tovar)

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A man tosses water from his flooded home in Nuevo Laredo, Mexico, Friday July 9, 2010. A tropical depression that came ashore just north of the mouth of the Rio Grande on Thursday was expected to add 6 inches to 8 inches of rain to rivers and reservoirs in south Texas and northern Mexico already swollen from the heavy rains dropped by Hurricane Alex. (AP Photo/Miguel Tovar)

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Rescue vessels are seen on the Delaware River in Philadelphia, Wednesday, July 7, 2010. Coast Guard officials say a barge collided with a tourist duck boat on the Delaware River in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/ Joseph Kaczmarek)

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** FILE ** A duck boat crew member is pulled from the Delaware River where a tourist boat carrying 37 people overturned when a barge hit it, leaving two people unaccounted for and the extent of injuries unclear after a frantic rescue effort in Philadelphia on Wednesday, July 7, 2010. (AP Photo/Terri Ronna)

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ASSOCIATED PRESS PHOTOGRAPHS Churchgoers sing during a service at Barataria Baptist Church in Lafitte, La. Pastor Eddie Painter in the fishing village told his congregation recently that a silver lining in the otherwise disastrous Gulf of Mexico oil spill might be renewed government commitment to restoring the region's battered coastal marshlands.

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People rest on the floor of a warehouse in Nuevo Laredo, northeastern Mexico, after being evacuated from the nearby town of Ciudad Anahuac, Tuesday, July 6, 2010. About 18,000 people were evacuated Tuesday from Ciudad Anahuac where authorities opened a dam's floodgates for fear it would overflow from rains that accompanied Hurricane Alex. (AP Photo/Miguel Tovar)

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BP PLC CEO Tony Hayward traveled to the United Arab Emirates on July 7, 2010, to meet with the company's "partners" amid speculation BP is trying to raise case to cover the cost of Gulf of Mexico oil spill cleanup. (AP Photo/Haraz N. Ghanbari, File)

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** FILE ** Traffic passes a building in lower Manhattan that once housed a Burlington Coat Factory store. A 13-story mosque and Islamic cultural center is planned to replace the building, which was damaged by airplane debris on Sept. 11, 2001. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

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People pass a building in lower Manhattan that once housed a Burlington Coat Factory store, Thursday, May 6, 2010, in New York. A 13-story mosque and Islamic cultural center is planned to replace the building that was damaged by airplane debris on Sept. 11, 2001. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

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This June 2003 file photo of a Boeing 747 of Iran's national airline Iran Air at Mehrabad International airport in Tehran. The EU on Tuesday, July 6, 2010, banned most of Iran Air's jets from flying to Europe due to safety concerns, emphasizing that the move was not related to U.N. sanctions against Iran over its nuclear program. The 27-nation bloc also relaxed restrictions on two airlines from Indonesia and put a Surinam airline on its blacklist of carriers the EU believes do not meet international safety standards. (AP Photo/Hasan Sarbakhshian, file)

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DEJA-VU: On May 28 this year, President Obama picks up a tar ball in Port Fourchon, La., while touring Gulf Coast areas impacted by the BP oil spill. (Associated Press)

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A sample jar of tar balls found on Crystal Beach and Galveston's East Beach during the holiday weekend are displayed during a news conference Monday at the U.S. Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit in Texas City, Texas. Officials have confirmed that the tar balls discovered recently along the Galveston and Bolivar coastline are from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, marking the first time oil from the spill has been found on Texas beaches. (Associated Press/Houston Chronicle, Michael Paulsen)

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A boat skims oil in Mobile Bay near workboats and barges that sought refuge in the bay from Hurricane Alex near Dauphin Island, Ala., on Sunday, July 4, 2010. Oil from the Deepwater Horizon disaster continues to wash ashore along the Alabama and Florida coasts. (AP Photo/Dave Martin)

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Children are sprayed down with water at a cooling station while waiting for fire works on the National Mall near the Washington Monument in Washington on July 4, 2010. Temperatures reached the mid nineties in the Nation's Capital. UPI/Roger L. Wollenberg

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Jaroslaw Kaczynski, presidential candidate of the conservative Law and Justice party and twin brother of the late President Lech Kaczynski killed in a plane crash, meets supporters prior to a pre election rally in Warsaw, Poland, Friday, July 2, 2010. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)

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Oil spill clean up crews walk the beaches Friday, July 2, 2010 on Elmers Island, La. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

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Oil spill clean up crews work in a staging area Friday, July 2, 2010 on Elmers Island, La. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)