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Eco-photos of the week: May 9-15

May 14, 2010, 6:06 a.m.
Dauphin Island oil sweeps

Photo: ZUMA Press

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Dauphin Island oil sweeps

Madison Clements, 7, points to the protective oil sweeps that line the beaches of Dauphin Island, while Oni Evans (left), explains their purpose. Tar balls were reported to have been seen washing up on Dauphin Island the day before.