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BP Oil Spill Settlement and Its Impact on Gulf Coast Businesses

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BP Oil Spill Settlement and Its Impact on Gulf Coast Businesses

Ring of Fire Radio

Mike Papantonio talks with attorney Mark Proctor about the recent BP oil spill settlement, and what it will mean for the victims of the oil spill—especially the small businesses along the Gulf Coast that have been devastated by the disaster.

For more information, visit EcoWatch's Gulf Oil Spill page.

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