If the winds begin to push the oil slick to the east, Florida's Panhandle could be devastated.
A grizzled veteran of environmental misfortunes, Harry knew there was no way to spray perfume on an oil slick.
The blood of a 19-year-old girl spills like an oil slick over the football team and the school administration.
Officials also had received reports of loud bangs—called in by fishermen—and an oil slick.
Within 12 hours an oil slick is spotted, along with some wreckage.
The oil slick, currently the size of Puerto Rico, is beginning to paint local coastlines.
With a little shuddering shake of his head he took his gaze off the blazing patch of oil slick, and turned his attention forward.