No vacancy in sight on Gulf coast

Thursday, June 24, 2010 - 6:13pm

The oil spill is making it hard to find a vacant hotel in parts of Louisiana.

Cities such asGrand Isle have dramatically grown in population since the April 20th leak began.

British Petroleum has resorted to using barges as floating hotels.

The barges hold containers that can sleep up to 14 people in bunk beds.

There are normally about 800 full-time residents in the city, but with clean-up crews and the media, about 2,000 more people are residing in the town.


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