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Gulf of Mexico oil spill latest

Gulf of Mexico oil spill latest
Greenpeace marine biologist Paul Horsman inspects oil washed in with the tide on a beach at the mouth of the Mississippi River near Venice, Louisiana. (Getty Images)
Gulf of Mexico oil spill latest
BP has announced it is successfully siphoning off 1,000 barrels of oil per day from the Deepwater Horizon oil rig that exploded and sank to the bottom of the Gulf of Mexico April 22, killing 11 crew members. (Getty Images)
Gulf of Mexico oil spill latest
Logan Heyne, five, waits for workers to pass by as they search the beach for tar balls to be picked up as they wash. (Getty Images)
Gulf of Mexico oil spill latest
Bait shop owners Kent Frelich and Richard Blink carry shrimp from their boat after a morning’s work. The oil spill has harmed the area's fishing and tourism industries. (Getty Images)
Gulf of Mexico oil spill latest
Heather Nevill (L) and fellow veterinarians clean an oil-covered brown pelican at the Fort Jackson Wildlife Rehabilitation Center. The bird was rescued from Grand Isle two days before and brought to the center for rehabilitation. (Getty Images)
Gulf of Mexico oil spill latest
Horsman shows globs of oil on a jetti at the mouth of the Mississippi River. The amount of oil escaping from the well is a matter of dispute, making the success of BP's effort difficult for regulators to ascertain. (Getty Images)
Gulf of Mexico oil spill latest
Commercial fisherman Kevin Merrick dumps shrimp into an ice chest after a morning of shrimping. (Getty Images)