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Audio: Gulf disaster a potential windfall for habitat restoration


Five years after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, environmentalists say BP settlement funds are providing a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for Gulf restoration projects. Read the full story at Houston Public Media, which is looking back at the legacy of the oil spill.

DAVE FEHLING reports for Houston Public Media where this story was originally broadcast. It is made available here through a news partnership between the Texas Tribune and the San Marcos Mercury.

COVER: Response boats work to clean up oil near the Deep Horizon off-shore oil rig. FILE PHOTO/U.S. COAST GUARD