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5/24/2010 Brown Pelicans and Spoonbills, on Cat Island, a barrier island in Plaquemines Parish, that was exposed to BP oil that washed up on the shore. Protective boom was set up after the fact by subcontractors hired by BP to protect the bird rookery on the island, however it didn't stop the oil from contaminating the island.
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Julie Dermansky ©2010
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Cat Island in Plaquimines Parish, BP Oil Spill
5/24/2010 Brown Pelicans and Spoonbills,   on Cat Island, a barrier island  in Plaquemines Parish, that was exposed to BP oil that washed up on the shore. Protective  boom was set up after the fact by subcontractors hired by BP to protect the bird rookery on the island, however it didn't stop the oil from contaminating the island.