Posted by Laurie Frost on June 4, 2010
I’ll let the Coast Guard’s own captions explain these pictures. You can find many more, as well as videos, at the Coast Guard site.
GRAND ISLE, La. – An oiled reddish egret walks along a beach in Grand Isle, La., May 20, 2010. Oil from the Deepwater Horizon/BP incident began washing up on beaches here exactly one month after the drilling unit exploded. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Patrick Kelley. [100520-G-8744K-006]
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