Here's a gallery of the best photos this week highlighting the Gulf oil leak's affect on the southern coast of the United States.
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MAY 19: This is a US Coast Guard image of controlled oil burns in the Gulf of Mexico.
MAY 19: A Greenpeace campainer collects oil samples of oil near Venice, Louisiana.
MAY 19: A crab is covered in oil near Venice, Louisiana.
MAY 19: A large amount of oil is seen in a bayou near Venice, Louisiana.
MAY 19: The heaviest oil on land to date in Louisiana following the oil spill in the Gulf.
MAY 17: NASA photo shows the Gulf oil slick.
MAY 17: Paul Horsman, a marine biologist with Greenpeace, displays oil collected near the Mississippi River.
MAY 17: This beach near the mouth of the Mississippi River is coated in oil.
MAY 15: Veterinarians clean up a brown pelican that was found covered in oil near Grand Isle.
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