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The Oil Spill: How to Help

  • Posted by on June 7, 2010 in Energy
  • With news from the Gulf seemingly getting worse every day, people everywhere are wondering what they can do to help. What not to do: fly to the Gulf, go to the beach and start scrubbing birds -- that can hurt the birds and yourself. Let trained experts handle that stuff and get involved in one of these ways:

    • GOOD suggests sending in water samples from areas affected by the spill for testing.

    • Sierra Club is gathering volunteers to help with the cleanup efforts on the Gulf Coast. Sign up here.

    That's just a handful. Visit Take Part for a comprehensive list of organizations working in the region.


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