Men paint an oil containment dome at Port Fourchon, Louisiana, on Tuesday, on Tuesday, May 11, 2010. The first containment dome dropped over an oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico did not stop the leak. (Travis Heying/Wichita Eagle/MCT)
Men paint an oil containment dome at Port Fourchon, Louisiana, on Tuesday, on Tuesday, May 11, 2010. The first containment dome dropped over an oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico did not stop the leak. (Travis Heying/Wichita Eagle/MCT) Travis Heying / Wichita Eagle / MCT
Men paint an oil containment dome at Port Fourchon, Louisiana, on Tuesday, on Tuesday, May 11, 2010. The first containment dome dropped over an oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico did not stop the leak. (Travis Heying/Wichita Eagle/MCT) Travis Heying / Wichita Eagle / MCT

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