Gulf oil spill: day 49

  • Workers are seen clearing the beach as oil residue washes up on Pensacola Beach from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico on June 7, 2010 in Pensacola, Florida. Early reports indicate that BP's latest plan to stem the flow of oil from the site of the Deepwater Horizon incident may be having some success. Pensacola, Fla. Joe Raedle / Getty Images

  • A small oil-covered fish lies on the water's surface at Bay Long off the coast of Louisiana Sunday, June 6, 2010. Oil from the Deepwater Horizon spill continued to move inland along several gulf states. Charlie Riedel / AP

  • Workers are seen clearing the beach as oil residue washes up on Pensacola Beach from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico on June 7, 2010 in Pensacola, Florida. Early reports indicate that BP's latest plan to stem the flow of oil from the site of the Deepwater Horizon incident may be having some success. Pensacola, Fla. Joe Raedle / Getty Images

  • Workers carry "pom poms" to soak up oil at the Pensacola inlet Sunday, June 6, 2010, in Pensacola Beach, Fla. George Skene / AP

  • A worker uses a suction hose to remove oil that has washed ashore from the Deepwater Horizon spill, Sunday, June 6, 2010 in Grand Isle, La. Eric Gay / AP

  • In this June 5, 2010, file photo Plaquemines Parish coastal zone director P.J. Hahn lifts his boot out of thick beached oil at Queen Bess Island in Barataria Bay, just off the Gulf of Mexico in Plaquemines Parish, La. The spill exacerbates the worry that a nation founded on trust now faces a crisis of faith in its public and private institutions, government and big business particularly. Gerald Herbert / AP

  • Hermit crabs struggle to cross a patch of oil from the the Deepwater Horizon spill on a barrier island near East Grand Terre Island, La, Sunday, June 6, 2010. Charlie Riedel / AP

  • Brown Pelicans fly past booms stained by the Deepwater Horizon oil spill at Cat Island, La, Sunday, June 6, 2010. Charlie Riedel / AP