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August 9, 2010 5:00 AM

Mississippi leaders: Spill's environmental impact overhyped

The it's-not-so-bad crowd says the media and environmentalists have overhyped the environmental impact of the BP disaster. Mississippi leaders, including Gov. Haley Barbour, think that nature, with some assistance from BP workers, can handle the cleanup in a matter of weeks or months, not years.

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