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Yellowstone Oil Spill's Effect on Tourism Yet to be Seen

by AOL Travel Staff. Posted Jul 6th 2011 08:50 AM


The discovery of a crude oil leak into the Yellowstone River on Saturday prompted a frenzy of action - EPA workers sought to contain the slick, Exxon executives sought to contain the bad press and politicians began the inevitable tournament of fingerprinting - but no one has answered this question: What does this mean for the tourism-dependent local economy?
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