BP faces another setback; oil slick threatens Fla.

Workers collect oil that washed ashore from last month's Deepwater Horizon oil rig explosion on Fourchon Beach Port Fourchon, La., Tuesday, June 1, 2010. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

June 2, 2010 6:07:08 PM PDT
The BP oil slick drifted perilously close to the Florida Panhandle's famous sugar-white beaches Wednesday as a risky gambit to contain the leak by shearing off the well pipe ran into trouble a mile under the sea when the diamond-tipped saw became stuck.