April 22, 2010
Gerald Herbert photo

In this Wednesday, April 21, 2010 aerial file photo taken in the Gulf of Mexico, more than 50 miles southeast of Venice on Louisiana’s tip, the Deepwater Horizon oil rig is seen burning. The oil platform that burned for 36 hours after a massive explosion sank into the Gulf of Mexico on Thursday, April 22, 2010, the U.S. Coast Guard said.

 
 
 
 

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