Gulf Oil Spill Spreads, Damaging Economies, Nature, And Way Of Life


Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal speaks with workers, mainly... News PhotoAccidents and Disasters,Army,BP,Bestof,Bobby Jindal,British Culture,Cleanup,Crisis,Effort,Environment,Environmental Issues,Fisherman,Fossil Fuel,Fuel and Power Generation,Horizontal,Industry,Louisiana,Nature,Nautical Vessel,Occupation,Oil,Oil Spill,Photography,Pollution,Sea,Sea Life,Talking,Topics,Topix,USA,Waist Up,Water,Water PollutionPhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2010 Getty ImagesGRAND ISLE, LA - JUNE 15: Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal speaks with workers, mainly fisherman, involved in the clean-up effort of the BP oil spill on a command post boat in Barataria Bay on June 15, 2010 off of Grand Isle, Louisiana. The BP spill has been called the largest environmental disaster in American history. U.S. government scientists have estimated that the flow rate of oil gushing out of a ruptured Gulf of Mexico oil well may be as high 40,000 barrels per day. Following his fourth trip to the Gulf on Monday, President Barack Obama will address the nation in an Oval Office speech today on the situation in the Gulf. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)