Now Floridians must deal firsthand with the oil spill


The BP oil spill disaster continues to dominate the news as the front line of the oil sheen washed onto Florida beaches last Friday.

The Tampa-area newspaper The Ledger has a story on which tactics offer the best choices for authorities combating the pollution onslaught now that the inevitable staining of the white sands of Florida's Gulf Coast has happened.

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Time magazine has published a story on the fears and anxiety among boaters, residents and waterfront business as they await the oil coming ashore.

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National Incident Commander Adm. Thad Allen, the Coast Guard's point-man for the spill, participated Sunday in a panel discussion on ABC News' "This Week" in which he discussed the "insidious war" the spill presents by "attacking" four states simultaneously.

Click here to read the full transcript.