A Louisiana National Guard helicopter airlifts sling load sand ...
May 10th, 2010
(AFP/Getty Images) - A Louisiana National Guard helicopter airlifts sling load sand bags into place as they create a barrier in an attempt to protect an estuary from the massive oil spill in Lafourche Parish, Louisiana. In a sign Monday of growing desperation, BP contemplated plugging a gushing oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico with golf balls, tires and debris in a high-risk maneuver called a "junk shot."(AFP/Getty Images/Joe Raedle) -
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