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Eco-photos of the week: May 9-15

May 14, 2010, 6:06 a.m.
Lisa Pfau takes a water sample on May 9 in Pass Christian, Miss.

Photo: ZUMA Press

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Testing the waters

Lisa Pfau takes a water sample on May 9 to test for oil in Pass Christian, Miss. Multiple operations are under way, all focused on keeping oil from the Deepwater Horizon spill from reaching the main shore and wildlife areas. The April 20 rig explosion unleashes thousands of gallons of oil into the Gulf of Mexico.