GULF of MEXICO – Fire-resistant oil-containment boom hangs over the stern as the crew aboard the motor vessel Poppa John train to deploy it off the coast of Venice, La., May 3, 2010. The crew is being trained to deploy the boom and pass it along to shrimp boats whose captains have been trained to tow it during an in situ burn. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Patrick Kelley.

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