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Key West builds community response to BP spill; State of Emergency declared

By Rady Ananda

Key West residents are organizing their own mitigation efforts to the BP oil catastrophe, creating hair booms which absorb oil without destroying the hydrosphere. Meanwhile, on Friday, Governor Charlie Crist declared a State of Emergency for Monroe County (which includes the Keys), and Lee, Collier, Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties.

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