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Eco-photos of the week: May 23-29

By: Catie Leary on May 28, 2010, 9:27 a.m.
Cleanup efforts continue in Lousiana

Photo: Zhang Jun/Xinhua Wire

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Cleanup efforts in Lousiana

Workers collect heaps of oil-contaminated marine and shore waste on May 24. This work is part of the ongoing effort to clean up the beach in Port Fourchon, Louisiana's southernmost port and an area doused in oil in the aftermath of the Deepwater Horizon rig explosion.