October 25, 2010 2:50 AM

Commentary: BP fines should benefit Gulf Coast's environment

Six months ago, environmentalists, government officials and BP workers began scrambling in what would become a long, stressful effort to soak up and contain a historic oil spill. Today, they're still scrambling -- only now the effort is to direct the amount and flow of money that is expected to come from fines related to the spill.

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