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Deepwater Horizon oil spill: Incident command post (photos)

Scenes from the Mobile, Ala., Incident Command post for the Deepwater Horizon oil spill show the magnitude of the media's involvement on the Gulf Coast.
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Scenes from the Mobile, Ala., Incident Command post for the Deepwater Horizon oil spill show the magnitude of media involvement on the Gulf Coast.

For the full story of the communications lessons learned from the oil spill, read Jennifer Leggio's blog.

"Sat Truck Row" in Pensacola Beach, Fla. Photo courtesy of Brian Sibley.

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"Sat Truck Row" in Pensacola Beach, Fla. Photo courtesy of Brian Sibley

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One of the many protests in Orange Beach, Alabama. Photo courtesy of Brian Sibley

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A community Meeting in Perdido Key, Florida. A very large crowd considering the size of the very small community. Photo courtesy of Brian Sibley

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A local NBC reporter interviewing US Senator Jeff Sessions (R-AL) at the Incident Command Post in Mobile, Alabama. Photo courtesy of Brian Sibley

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Pensacola Beach, as the trucks began to arrive and get set up. Photo courtesy of Brian Sibley

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Governor Charlie Crist and Jimmy Buffett are interviewed. Photo courtesy of Brian Sibley

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Several reporters prepare for live shots at Pensacola Beach, with satellite trucks in the background. Photo courtesy of Brian Sibley

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The media circus surrounding the arrival of Florida Governor Charlie Crist and music legend Jimmy Buffett. They came to Pensacola Beach to talk about the state's response to the spill. Pensacola was the first Florida community to get hit with oil on the beach. Photo courtesy of Brian Sibley

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Reporter doing a live spot with protesters in the background. Photo courtesy of Brian Sibley

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