NASA has released these new satellite photos of the oil slick in the Gulf of Mexico.
Here’s a better view from NOLA.com:
Nothing seems to be going right in this disaster. In the above photo, an oil containment boom is virtually worthless as the waves are washing over it. See more photos.
About the blogger
Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started the two most popular blogs in the history of MPR and every day laments that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.
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