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Skimming and booming operations off the coast of Grand Isle, LA.  BP has contracted fishing vessels impacted by the spill to help with the cleanup efforts.  ..Victoria La Font, Sherry Badon, Frankie Garrido, Betty Womack and members of the extended Rodrigue family celebrate Independence Day in Grand Isle on  July 3, 2010.  The fireworks display was paid for by BP...Photographs from Grand Isle and surrounding areas impacted by the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill.  The spill is estimated to be gushing 35,000 to 60,000 barells of oil into the ocean per day.  Difficulties installing monitoring devices at the source have made this number difficult to clearly ascertain.  The spill is among the world's worst.
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