Tar Mats And Dead Pelicans: Louisiana Coast Still Soaked In BP’s Oil

While Congress still hasn’t passed legislation to restore the Gulf, strengthen oil spill regulation, or punish BP, Louisiana marshes are continuing to be hit hard by the Gulf oil disaster. In a National Wildlife Federation boat trip to Louisiana, “oil remains in various stages of weathering and decomposition,” including thick tar mats and oil seeps. The group also found a “dead and decomposed American White Pelican” wit liquid oil on its wings.

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