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Cypress trees killed by saltwater intrusion stand in wetlands near Houma, La. Environmentalists called on the White House to speed up the restoration of the sensitive Mississippi River delta by getting BP PLC to pay billions of dollars for environmental damage caused by the spill.

Cypress trees killed by saltwater intrusion stand in wetlands near Houma, La. Environmentalists called on the White House to speed up the restoration of the sensitive Mississippi River delta by getting BP PLC to pay billions of dollars for environmental damage caused by the spill.