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. Cleaning the oil far beyond the time the leak is capped will become the job of the U.S. Coast Guard and BP. The Houma Incident Command and Control Center in Houma, La. coordinates the different teams cleaning water from the land and sea. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File)

Photo by: Gerald Herbert

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. Cleaning the oil far beyond the time the leak is capped will become the job of the U.S. Coast Guard and BP. The Houma Incident Command and Control Center in Houma, La. coordinates the different teams cleaning water from the land and sea. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File)