The efforts of Gov. Bobby Jindal to get the BP oil spill cleaned up have helped his popularity among Louisiana voters. Here, Jindal speaks on a command post boat in Barataria Bay, off Grand Isle, La. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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Oil Spill Crisis Puts Jindal Back On Center Stage

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A shrimp-trawler gets a high-powered spray wash after spending a day skimming oil in the Gulf of Mexico. The Coast Guard has set up dozens of offshore decontamination stations like this one south of Mobile Bay. Debbie Elliot/NPR hide caption

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On The Gulf, Oily Ships Cleaned One At A Time

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Sunbathers Outnumbered On Florida's Emerald Coast

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As Oil Moves East, Anger Rises

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Allen Says Gulf Clean-Up Could Last Months

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BP workers shovel oil and sand along a 700-yard long strip of oil that washed up on the beach in Gulf Shores, Ala., on Friday. Dave Martin/AP hide caption

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BP's PR Doesn't Make Things Right With Locals

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Oil Reaches Shores Of Alabama, Mississippi

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The Gulf's blue waters are streaked with reddish tendrils of oil. Debbie Elliott/NPR hide caption

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Drilling Advocate Frustrated By Handling Of Oil Spill

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Federal Investigators Hold Hearings Into Oil Spill

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Coastal Businesses Feel The Pain Of Gulf Oil Leak

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A boat with an oil boom tries to contain the spill, approximately 7 miles from where the oil rig sank last week. Gerald Herbert/AP hide caption

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How An Oil Spill Spread Into A National Crisis

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Archbishop of Mobile Thomas Rodi blesses the fleet in Bayou La Batre Sunday. He asked God to bless those who are working to contain and to stop the oil leak. Debbie Elliott/NPR hide caption

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Gulf Town Asks God To Protect Its Livelihoods

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Containment booms designed to be a protective barrier circle Dauphin Island at the mouth of Mobile Bay in Alabama. Debbie Elliott/NPR hide caption

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Waiting For The Oil Spill's First Casualties

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Civil Rights Group Struggles To Remain Relevant

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