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English: GULF OF MEXICO (May 16, 2010) An oil containment boom deployed by U.S. Navy Supervisor of Salvage and Diving personnel surrounds New Harbour Island, La. to mitigate environmental damage from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. Deepwater Horizon was an ultra-deepwater oil rig that sank April 22, causing a massive oil spill threatening the U.S. Gulf Coast. (U.S. Navy photo/Released) 100519-N-6141B-001
Date 20 May 2010
Author Unknown


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