Nearly 5-million barrels of oil leaked into the Gulf over the past three months causing significant environmental and economic damage.
Gooey, rust-colored globules have been found washed up on a stretch of beach at Port Fourchon, in Louisiana.<Full story>
The oil slick from a deadly offshore rig explosion, is creeping eastward, across the Gulf of Mexico, threatening the coasts of Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and Florida.<Full story>
Beaches in Biloxi, Mississippi are now closed after oily sludge and tar patties washed up on shore.<Full story>
Beachgoers found sticky balls of tar in the surf on an Alabama beach.<Full story>
Since the explosion on BP's Deep Horizon oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico, between 22 million and 47 million gallons of oil has spewed into the sea.<Full story>