After big 1979 Gulf oil spill, a stunning recovery

An oiled bird from Oil Spill in San Francisco ...
‘Thirty-one years since the worst oil spill in North American history blanketed 150 miles of Texas beach, tourists noisily splash in the surf and turtles drag themselves into the dunes to lay eggs. “You look around, and it’s like the spill never happened,” shrugs Tunnell, a marine biologist. “There’s a lot of perplexity in it for many of us.” ‘  (NewsObserver.com).