Beach on NAS Pensacola.
East side of Perdido Pass in Orange Beach....the rest of the photos are from this area. Workers started blocking off this area and asked sunbathers to leave. This is where the new big pipe is supposedly going to be installed to divert the oil from the water.
BP oil staging area in distance.
Big oil-soaked rag.
This is a picnic plate with oily goop on it.
Oil-covered buoy in seaweed.
Empty beach chairs on a perfect beach day. :+(
Parasailers in distance as oil workers try to clean the beach.
The blackest part on the feather is thick oil.
No way to know if the fish died because of the spill or just got caught up in oil-soaked seaweed, but the fish has oil on it, as does the plastic bottle upper left.
Oil on a plastic bottle washed ashore.