As there is no way to assess the environmental damage and the health problems that may plague the coast and its people for years to come, these pictures serve as a most gruesome reminder that this catastrophy is out of bounds.
PHOTO: A pelican covered in crude oil. How would you rate its chance of survival? Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images used because of its historical significance under the Fair Use Act.Click here for more such pictures.
Former Contractor: It's Just About Money
And this is what a former BP contractor has to say. "It's just about money."