The oil slick is still 20 miles away from some of Lousiana's most delicate wetlands. Still, fisherman in Breton Sound aren't willing to take any chances. They've been laying out and monitoring boom around the clock.
A New Iberia man says he's designed the most efficient vessel to handle underwater well blowouts in the world. But why isn’t the Sea Clean Battleship cleaning up the oil in the gulf? It hasn’t been built yet.
For one local company protecting our coast comes in the form of Mother's Day gifts. The Niven Morgan Company will donate a portion of May sales from one of its most popular personal care and candle lines to the American Wetland Foundation.
Your Voice: Was the flooding in Nashville overshadowed by the oil spill? It all began Saturday, May 1 when Nashville Police closed roads due to heavy storms. The next day, railroad bridges were found washed off their foundations.
The gulf coast in crisis and NBC33 News was there. Only NBC33's Oil Impact Tracker allowed you to track the oil spill movements online. NBC33 was the only local news station to bring you the President's visit live, as it happened.