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Heartbreaking

Spill may have taken largest victim yet (NYT)

Over the last weeks, the carcasses of oily pelicans, turtles and other animals have washed to shore in the Gulf of Mexico. Now the first dead whale has been found — a juvenile sperm whale floating 77 miles from the leaking oil well.

Shoddy spill plans, oil company arrogance (USA Today)

It was almost comical to hear chief executives of major oil companies sheepishly admitting to Congress this week that most of them had virtually the same worthless, cookie-cutter plan for coping with oil spills.

Call our representatives in Congress and the White House to demand establishment of a permanent moratorium on all new offshore oil drilling in the United States.

White House Hotline: 202-456-1111

Click “more” for further phone numbers.

Rep. Mike Thompson

District: FH-CA01
CA
Phone:(202) 225-3311
Fax:(202) 225-4335

Sen. Dianne Feinstein

CA
Phone:(202) 224-3841
Fax:(202) 228-3954

Sen. Barbara Boxer

CA
Phone:(202) 224-3553
Fax:(202) 224-0454

President Barack Obama

Phone:(202) 456-1111
Fax:(202) 456-2461
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