As Florida officials prepare for the landfall of oil from the Deep Horizon drilling rig disaster in the Gulf of Mexico, economic repercussions already are being felt in the fishing, hotel, and restaurant industries along the state’s western coast,  officials reported Tuesday.

Controversy also is developing along party lines over whether to call a special session of the Legislature to propose a ban on offshore oil drilling in state waters, which extend 10 miles offshore into the Gulf of Mexico and three miles offshore into the Atlantic.

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