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Tonight we answered another one of your questions.
A viewer asked: "Why does Louisiana want the moratorium on offshore drilling lifted?"
From Grand Isle, La., CBS News Correspondent Don Teague answered: Well, the folks here believe that offshore drilling and fishing and the environment can all co-exist. They say that wells have been out there for decades operating safely. There's some 35,000 of them out there. And they bring jobs, about 150,000 offshore jobs. They say a moratorium just takes some of those jobs away and brings more suffering to the region.
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