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Soiled containment boom is pushed ashore near a highly impacted area of Grand Terre near Grand Isle, LA.  Hurricane winds and the application of dispersant off-shore have resulted in many smaller slicks impacting the coast in succession.  ..Photographs from Grand Isle and surrounding areas impacted by the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill.  The spill is estimated to be gushing 35,000 to 60,000 barells of oil into the ocean per day.  Difficulties installing monitoring devices at the source have made this number difficult to clearly ascertain.  The spill is among the world's worst.
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Soiled containment boom is pushed ashore near a highly impacted area of Grand Terre near Grand Isle, LA. Hurricane winds and the application of dispersant off-shore have resulted in many smaller slicks impacting the coast in succession. ..Photographs from Grand Isle and surrounding areas impacted by the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill. The spill is estimated to be gushing 35,000 to 60,000 barells of oil into the ocean per day. Difficulties installing monitoring devices at the source have made...
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