Photographer describes Gulf oil spill timeline

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The last remnant of of formerly small island near Cat Island is seen as it is eroded by the surf in Barataria Bay in Plaquemines Parish, La., Wednesday, April 11, 2012. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

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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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