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Oil Spill in the Gulf: May 19

Oil is seen on a beach at the mouth of the Mississippi River south of Venice, La. Tuesday, May 18, 2010. Oil from last month's Deepwater Horizon oil rig explosion in the Gulf of Mexico has started drifting ashore along the Louisiana coast. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

Oil is seen on a beach at the mouth of the Mississippi River south of Venice, La. Tuesday, May 18, 2010. Oil from last month's Deepwater Horizon oil rig explosion in the Gulf of Mexico has started drifting ashore along the Louisiana coast. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

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  • FILE -In this Tuesday, May 4, 2010 file photo, a Brown Pelican flies past a tangled oil retention boom on New Harbor Islands in the Gulf of Mexico. (AP Photo/Dave Martin, File)
  • Crews collect sand samples at Fort Zachary Taylor State Park beach in Key West  Fla.,Tuesday May 17, 2010.  Twenty tar balls were found in Key West on Monday and are being analyzed to see if they came from the Deepwater oil spill. (AP Photo/The Citizen, Rob O'Neal)
  • Oil is seen on a beach at the mouth of the Mississippi River south of Venice, La. Tuesday, May 18, 2010. Oil from last month's Deepwater Horizon oil rig explosion in the Gulf of Mexico has started drifting ashore along the Louisiana coast. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
  • Crews crews take sand samples as sunbathers rest on Fort Zachary Taylor State Park beach in Key West Fla., Tuesday May 17, 2010.  Twenty tar balls were found in Key West on Monday and are being analyzed to see if they came from the Deepwater oil spill. (AP Photo/The Citizen, Rob O'Neal)
  • A shrimp boat motors through a ribbon of oil during cleanup operations in the Gulf of Mexico off the mouth of the Mississippi River south of Venice, La. Tuesday, May 18, 2010. Oil from last month's Deepwater Horizon oil rig explosion in the Gulf of Mexico has started drifting ashore along the Louisiana coast.  (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
  • A shrimp boat motors through a ribbon of oil during cleanup operations in the Gulf of Mexico off the mouth of the Mississippi River south of Venice, La. Tuesday, May 18, 2010. Oil from last month's Deepwater Horizon oil rig explosion in the Gulf of Mexico has started drifting ashore along the Louisiana coast.  (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
  • Workers in protective suits load bags onto barge containing items from a clean-up operation of oil that washed ashore near the mouth of the Mississippi River south of Venice, La. Tuesday, May 18, 2010. Oil from last month's Deepwater Horizon oil rig explosion in the Gulf of Mexico has started drifting ashore along the Louisiana coast. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
  • A boat motors through a ribbon of oil in the Gulf of Mexico off the mouth of the Mississippi River south of Venice, La. Tuesday, May 18, 2010. Oil from last month's Deepwater Horizon oil rig explosion in the Gulf of Mexico has started drifting ashore along the Louisiana coast.  (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
  • Oil from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill is seen clumped on roseau cane on the marshy shores of Garden Island Bay on the coast of Louisiana near Venice, Tuesday, May 18, 2010. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
  • Oil is seen on river cane at the mouth of the Mississippi River south of Venice, La. Tuesday, May 18, 2010. Oil from last month's Deepwater Horizon oil rig explosion in the Gulf of Mexico has started drifting ashore along the Louisiana coast. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
  • In this Saturday, May 8, 2010 photo,  Brown pelicans take wing from a marshy island in California Bay off the Louisiana coast. (AP Photo/John Flesher)
  • Oil from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill is seen clumped on roseau cane in the Northeast Pass of the Mississippi River on the coast of Louisiana near Venice, Tuesday, May 18, 2010. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
  • Workers in protective suits load bags containing items from a clean-up operation of oil that washed ashore near the mouth of the Mississippi River south of Venice, La. Tuesday, May 18, 2010. Oil from last month's Deepwater Horizon oil rig explosion in the Gulf of Mexico has started drifting ashore along the Louisiana coast.  (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
  • Workers in protective suits load bags containing items from a clean-up operation of oil that washed ashore near the mouth of the Mississippi River south of Venice, La. Tuesday, May 18, 2010. Oil from last month's Deepwater Horizon oil rig explosion in the Gulf of Mexico has started drifting ashore along the Louisiana coast.  (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
  • Workers gather water samples from an area of oily water in the Gulf of Mexico off the mouth of the Mississippi River south of Venice, La. Tuesday, May 18, 2010. Oil from last month's Deepwater Horizon oil rig explosion in the Gulf of Mexico has started drifting ashore along the Louisiana coast. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
  • A boat bags containing items from a clean-up operation of oil that washed ashore near the mouth of the Mississippi River heads towards a dump site south of Venice, La. Tuesday, May 18, 2010. Oil from last month's Deepwater Horizon oil rig explosion in the Gulf of Mexico has started drifting ashore along the Louisiana coast.  (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
  • Tar balls retrieved Monday from Fort Zachary State Park in Key West, Fla., are shown in this Monday, May 17, 2010 photo provided by the U.S. Coast Guard on Tuesday, May 18, 2010. The U.S. Coast Guard reported that 20 tar balls were found off Key West on Monday, but said a lab analysis would have to determine their origin. Tar balls can occur naturally or come from other sources such as ships. (AP Photo/ U.S. Coast Guard)
  • Tar balls retrieved Monday from Fort Zachary State Park in Key West, Fla., are shown  in this Monday, May 17, 2010 photo provided by the U.S. Coast Guard on Tuesday, May 18, 2010. The U.S. Coast Guard reported that 20 tar balls were found off Key West on Monday, but said a lab analysis would have to determine their origin. Tar balls can occur naturally or come from other sources such as ships. (AP Photo/ U.S. Coast Guard)
  • Oil from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill is seen clumped on roseau cane in the Northeast Pass of the Mississippi River on the coast of Louisiana near Venice, Tuesday, May 18, 2010. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
  • Oil from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill is seen clumped on roseau cane in the Northeast Pass of the Mississippi River on the coast of Louisiana near Venice, Tuesday, May 18, 2010. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
  • Tar balls retrieved Monday from Fort Zachary State Park in Key West, Fla., are shown in this Monday, May 17, 2010 photo provided by the U.S. Coast Guard on Tuesday, May 18, 2010. The U.S. Coast Guard reported that 20 tar balls were found off Key West on Monday, but said a lab analysis would have to determine their origin. Tar balls can occur naturally or come from other sources such as ships. (AP Photo/ U.S. Coast Guard)
  • Crews collect sand samples at Fort Zachary Taylor State Park beach in Key West  Fla.,Tuesday May 17, 2010.  Twenty tar balls were found in Key West on Monday and are being analyzed to see if they came from the Deepwater oil spill. (AP Photo/The Citizen, Rob O'Neal)
  • A dragonfly tries to clean itself as it is stuck to marsh grass covered in oil from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, in Garden Island Bay on the Gulf Coast of Louisiana near Venice, Tuesday, May 18, 2010. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
  • Oil from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill is seen clumped on roseau cane on the marshy shores of Garden Island Bay along the coast of Louisiana near Venice, Tuesday, May 18, 2010. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
  • Oil from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill is seen clumped on roseau cane in the marshy shores of Garden Island Bay on the coast of Louisiana near Venice, Tuesday, May 18, 2010. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

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