Members of Elastec/American Marine Inc., prepare to deploy a lighting agent on oil contained in a boom off the Louisiana coast in the Gulf of Mexico

 
Members of Elastec/American Marine Inc., prepare to deploy a lighting agent on oil contained in a boom off the Louisiana coast in the Gulf of Mexico
Members of Elastec/American Marine Inc., a marine science engineering company, prepare to deploy a lighting agent on oil contained in a boom off the Louisiana coast in the Gulf of Mexico, in this photograph taken on May 5, 2010 and released May 6. The first oil from a massive spill in the Gulf of Mexico came ashore on a Louisiana island beach on Thursday as BP engineers prepared to start lowering a 98-ton metal chamber over the ruptured seabed well. Picture taken May 5. REUTERS/Jeffery Tilghman Williams/U.S. Navy/Handout (UNITED STATES - Tags: DISASTER ENERGY ENVIRONMENT)