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Oil on beach and marsh at South Pass, LA

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From: http://www.treehugger.com/files/2010/05/oil-hits-louisiana-shores-exclusive-first-photos-crude-coast.php

...Earlier today, I boarded a chartered boat with Greenpeace, conservation scientist Rick Steiner, and a German television crew. We set off in pursuit of a tip that the currents may push some of the oil ashore in the southernmost parts of Louisiana, at the southernmost point of the Mississippi River.

After a two hour boat ride, we saw the the booms deployed around the marshland were indeed already collecting oil. After confirming it was fresh, and noting a BP sanctioned crew on a nearby beach, we headed onshore to investigate....
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TITLE LOCATION DATE
Deep Water Horizon Rig ExplosionDeep Water HorizonApr 21 2010
Oil on beach and marsh at South Pass, LASouth Pass, Port EadsMay 10 2010
Oil blobs on Raccoon IslandRaccoon Island, LAMay 12 2010
Oil entering Pass à Loutre Wildlife Management AreaPass a Loutre, Plaquemines, LouisianaMay 19 2010
burnt petroleum fumes in the airnorth shore lake pontchartrain louisianaMay 22 2010

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