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How the Oil Spill is Affecting Alabama’s Gulf Coast – Hour 3 – PGW Radio

Bon Secour Wildlife Refuge - photo via Alabama Gulf Coast CVBOn Saturday, June 19, 2010, Peter tackled the topic of the oil spill and tourism live from the field as he broadcast his radio show from The Hangout in Gulf Shores, Alabama. Featured guests from the third hour of the show include:

Orange Beach Mayor Tony Kennon & Gulf Shores Mayor Pro-Tem Carolyn Doughty on how the oil spill is affecting their shores;

Inga Jelescheff, the senior director of operations for the Preparedness, Health and Safety Services Division of the American Red Cross, giving advice about emergency preparedness;

Jeanenne Tornatore of, speaking about the Open Beach Guarantee which guarantees refunds on Florida hotel reservations if the beaches are closed due to the oil spill;

Patti Hall, Director of Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo, conversing about what’s happening at the zoo these days and recommending local activities.

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Learn more about the area with our Ask the Locals Travel Guide: Alabama Gulf Coast.

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