Photographer describes Gulf oil spill timeline

Associated Press
FILE  - In this May 22, 2010 file photo, an oil stained pelican stands on a branch of mangrove as oil washes ashore below on Cat Island in Barataria Bay, in Plaquemines Parish, La. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, file )

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AP photographer Gerald Herbert documented the devastation at Cat Island in Barataria Bay, in Plaquemines Parish, La. a month into the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, and returned two years later to find the area in a worse state of deterioration.

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