The Gulf oil spill has left coastal marshes impacted and area birds covered in oil.
Bartaria Bay, La (WiredPRNews.com) – The oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico has significantly impacted coastal marshes, putting the lives of area birds at risk. As reported by the Associated Press (AP), officials surveyed damage to the area, finding several pelicans covered in oil and unable to fly.
As noted in the report, it had yet to be determined whether it is possible to save the birds or effectively clean the damaged area, and the extent of the damage was also not clear. Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal is quoted by the AP as stating of the spill, “As we talk, a total of more than 65 miles of our shoreline now has been oiled.” Jindal spoke of new efforts being used to manage the spill.
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