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Photo Gallery: Secretary Solis Visits the Gulf Oil Spill
(June 9 and 10, 2010)

Images include:

  • Secretary Solis walks off the U.S. Coast Guard helicopter after doing a fly over near Port Fourchon, LA.
  • Secretary Solis met with workers involved in the beach clean up off the shore at Port Fourchon, LA.
  • Secretary Solis and Assistant Secretary David Michaels of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health speak to a worker involved in the beach clean up at Port Fourchon, LA.
  • Secretary Solis speaks to workers involved in the beach clean up off the shore at Port Fourchon, LA.
  • Secretary Solis and Assistant Secretary David Michaels of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health speak to workers in a floating hotel also known as “flotel” set up by BP and subcontractors to accommodate workers hired to clean up the oil spill.
  • Secretary Solis and Assistant Secretary David Michaels of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health speak to workers in a floating hotel also known as “flotel” set up by BP and subcontractors to accommodate workers hired to clean up the oil spill.
  • Secretary Solis greets a member of the U.S. Coast Guard stationed at the Incident Command Center in Schiever, LA also known as the response hub center. This 24/7 operation houses more than 800 people.
  • Secretary Solis is briefed on the on-going clean up efforts by BP and U.S. Coast Guard officials.
  • Secretary Solis greets a member of the U.S. Coast Guard stationed at the Incident Command Center in Schiever, LA also known as the response hub center. This 24/7 operation houses more than 800 people.
  • Secretary Solis tours the Incident Command Center where she learns about the real-time maps showing the site of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill and the efforts being done to collect the oil.
  • Secretary Solis meets with staff from the Louisiana Workforce Commission including Tia Edwards, Deputy Executive Director, (left) Johnny Riley, Deputy Director, (middle) and Nickolas Lalpuis, from the Dallas ETA Regional office.
  • Secretary Solis convenes a roundtable with Vietnamese workers and fishing boat operators to hear their concerns but also to inform them of the services and staff DOL has to offer.
  • Secretary Solis meets with African American fishing boat operators in Phoenix, La to hear their concerns but also to inform them of the services and staff DOL has to offer.
  • Secretary Solis takes a moment to do a group prayer at the end of a roundtable with the African American fishing boat operator in Phoenix, La.
  • Mayor Mitch Landrieu joined Secretary Solis in several of the roundtables in Louisiana.