A photo of a containment boom used in Florida. Booms help to prevent the spread of contaminants.

100504-N-6268N-039 NAS PENSACOLA, Fla. (May 4, 2010) Kayakers at Naval Air Station Pensacola detour around oil containment boom at Sherman Cove aboard the base. The boom was set to protect environmentally sensitive grass beds from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. Deepwater Horizon was an ultra-deepwater oil rig that sank April 22, causing a massive oil spill threatening the U.S. Gulf Coast. (U.S. Navy photo by Patrick Nichols/Released)

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