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BP oil spill cash rebuilds eroded Louisiana pelican island

JANET McCONNAUGHEY

February 3, 2020

QUEEN BESS ISLAND, La. (AP) — A Louisiana island that provides a crucial nesting ground for pelicans and other seabirds is being restored to nearly its former size after decades of coastal erosion and a devastating offshore oil spill 10 years ago.Gov. John Bel Edwards visited the island Monday, unveilin...