Shrimp boats are used to collect oil with booms in the waters.
It has been a little over three weeks since the April 20th explosion and sinking of the Deepwater Horizon oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico, and the start of the massive and ongoing oil leak. There have been many attempts to contain and control the scale of the environmental disaster. An estimated 5,000 barrels of oil continues to pour into the gulf every day. (Pics)