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Beached oil

Oil company BP reported Thursday that approximately 30 acres of Louisiana marsh have been affected by the spill, while Gov. Bobby Jindal has indicated that oil has touched more than 101 miles of shoreline.

Map showing the progression of oil to the shores of Louisianna

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