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Eco-photos of the week: July 4-10

By: Catie Leary on July 9, 2010, 7:57 a.m.
Abandoned lawn chairs on the oiled beach

Photo: Dave Martin/AP

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Abandoned lawn chairs

Oily, sand-covered beach chairs sit idle on the beach in Orange Beach, Ala., on July 7. The oil washed ashore with the tide overnight, leaving an ugly stain that brought out hundreds of BP workers to clean up the mess.