05/17/2010 11:02 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Gulf Oil Spill Containment: Will There Be Enough Boom?

As a vast oil slick threatens waterfront from western Louisiana to the Florida Panhandle, BP and the Coast Guard are engaged in a frantic effort to secure millions of additional feet of oil-containment boom, supplies of which are spread thin across the coast of the Gulf of Mexico.

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