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More Gulf waters open to fishing

GULF OF MEXICO — Gulf commercial and recreational fishermen Tuesday regained nearly 3,000 square miles of the vast swath of waters closed to fishing after the BP/Deepwater Horizon oil spill. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) reopened 2,927 square miles (7,581 square kilometers) of area it had previously closed to commercial and recreational fishing in the Gulf of Mexico ...

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