The Coast Guard approved Governor Jindal's 'dredging' plan Thursday.
The move will cost $350 million and involves building sand walls along the Louisiana coast to keep crude from creeping into the marsh.
Gary Coleman, the child star of the smash 1970s TV sitcom "Diff'rent Strokes" whose later career was marred
by medical and legal problems, has died after suffering an intercranial hemorrhage. He was 42.
A lot is riding on British Petroleum as crews work to carry out the 'top kill' maneuver.
The technique involves shooting thousands of pounds of heavy mud into a five-story stack of pipes to clog the well.