Oil fears affect US coast business

Some Alabama and Florida beaches have not yet been hit, but fear is keeping visitors away.

    Some beaches in the US states of Alabama and Florida have not yet been affected by the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

    But the fear that the oil could reach the shore any time has been enough to scare visitors away.

    Al Jazeera's Tom Ackerman speaks to business owners near Orange Beach to hear how they are coping.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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