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10 June 2010. Breton Sound Marina, Hopedale, Louisiana. USA.
Craig Taffaro, president of St Bernard parish heads up a crisis meeting at the command center in Hpedale.
The ecological and economic impact of BP's oil spill is devastating to the region. Oil from the Deepwater Horizon catastrophe is evading booms laid out to stop it thanks in part to the dispersants which means the oil travels at every depth of the Gulf and washes ashore wherever the current carries it. The Louisiana wetlands produce over 30% of America's seafood and oil and gas production. They are the most fertile wetlands and nurseries of their kind in the world. BP's oil is killing everything.
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