Oil is already off the coast of Louisiana

After more than a month after the accident on the rig «Deepwater Horizon» oil continues to flow into the Gulf of Mexico and is already 19 km from the coastal marshlands of Louisiana. According to the governor of Louisiana, Bobby Jindal, more than 104 km of coastline have been affected by the state of the oil spill. The company «BP» reports that it will begin a new environment earlier attempts to eliminate the leak, this time using weighted solution of clay and cement. This maneuver is called "dieback" and is the best alternative for the company, which has made several unsuccessful attempts to locate an oil spill. The most conservative estimate, 6 million gallons of oil have flowed into the bay, while some scholars argue that the amount of leakage has exceeded oil spill off the coast of Alaska in 1989, when water leaked 11 million gallons.

Dragonfly tries to clean the wings, sitting on the grass in the oil-contaminated Gulf of Garden Island, near Venice, Louisiana, May 18. (AP Photo / Gerald Herbert)

Activists of the "Greenpeace" has come into the oil puddle on the beach on the Gulf of Mexico May 20th. (John Moore / Getty Images)

Next Korablin an oil puddle on 17 May. (AP Photo / Charlie Riedel)

Oil reached marshland in the delta of the Mississippi River on 23 May. (REUTERS / Daniel Beltra / Greenpeace)


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