Cleaning Oil Debris
PORT FOURCHON, La. - Melvin Silvestre, a contractor for Oilmop, helps clean the Port Fourchon coast by sifting through sand to find oil debris, May 17, 2010. Local residents were also on scene to volunteer and assist contractors, BP PLC, the U.S. Coast Guard, U.S. Army, and other federal agencies to prevent the spread of oil following the April 20 explosion on the mobile offshore drilling unit Deepwater Horizon. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Jonathen E. Davis.