Will donating money, hair, or time really help clean up the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico?

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July 14 2010 7:26 AM

A Slippery Dilemma

Will donating money, hair, or time really help clean up the BP oil spill?

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Constance Casey is a former New York City Department of Parks gardener and writes the monthly "Species" column for Landscape Architecture Magazine.