Fire boat response crews battle the blazing remnants of the off shore oil rig Deepwater Horizon

, off Louisiana, April 21, 2010. REUTERS/U.S. Coast Guard/Handout

A U.S. Coast Guard cutter during clean-up activity in the Gulf of Mexico, south of Louisiana, April 28, 2010. REUTERS/Sean Gardner/Greenpeace/Handout

2010. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas . May 3.BP Chief Executive Tony Hayward makes his way through the reporters as he leaves the Interior Department in Washington.

2010.Dark clouds of smoke and fire emerge as oil burns during a controlled fire in the Gulf of Mexico. May 6. REUTERS/Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Justin Stumberg-US Navy/Handout .

2010.A local sport fisherman sits in the marina as heavy rains approach Venice. May 3. REUTERS/Carlos Barria . Louisiana.

Alabama. REUTERS/Brian Snyder . 2010.Beach goers sunbathe behind a wall of hay bales. May 11. on Dauphin Island. used to absorb any oil that might come ashore.

at a school in Boothville-Venice. REUTERS/Carlos Barria .A resident receives a registration form to work cleaning the oil leaking from the Deepwater Horizon drilling platform. Louisiana. April 30. 2010.

Oil is seen on the surface of the Gulf of Mexico. south of Port Fourchon. REUTERS/Sean Gardner . 2010. Louisiana. May 8.

Louisiana.Brown Pelicans. huddle together in a cage at the International Bird Rescue Research Center in Buras. REUTERS/Lee Celano . covered in oil from BP's Gulf of Mexico oil spill. 2010. June 6.

REUTERS/Sean Gardner .A bird is seen on the oil-contaminated Grand Isle Beach in Grand Isle. 2010. Louisiana. May 21.

May 11.Oil is seen on water from the bridge of a supply vessel at the site of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. 2010. REUTERS/Gerald Herbert/Pool . off the coast of Louisiana.

wade in a baby pool away from the oil contaminated Gulf of Mexico on Grand Isle beach in Grand Isle. 2010. Louisiana. Louisiana. her four-year-old son Ayden and one-year-old daughter.Bridget Hargrove of Baton Rouge. REUTERS/Sean Gardner . May 21. Emma.

in the Barataria Bay of Louisiana. 2010. REUTERS/Lee Celano . June 17.Work crews use booms and vacuums to clean marshland impacted by oil from the Deepwater Horizon Spill near Bay Jimmy.

May 28.President Obama surveys damage along the Louisiana coastline at Fourchon Beach. 2010. REUTERS/Larry Downing .

June 2.Oil floats on the surface of the Gulf of Mexico around a work boat at the site of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. REUTERS/Sean Gardner . 2010.

2010. northeast of Grand Isle. REUTERS/Sean Gardner . June 5. Louisiana.An exhausted oil-covered brown pelican sits in a pool of oil along Queen Bess Island Pelican Rookery.

REUTERS/Lee Celano . 2010. Alabama. June 16.Contract workers shovel oil from a beach impacted by the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in Gulf Shores.

2010.Oil from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill swirls in various colours in shallow water on East Grand Terre Island. June 8. Louisiana. REUTERS/Lee Celano .

Louisiana. June 22. REUTERS/Sean Gardner . 2010.A general view of a dredging site at Plaquemines Parish.

REUTERS/Lee Celano . Alabama. 2010.Beachgoers look on as a crew cleaning oil walk by in Gulf Shores. June 25.

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