The economic aspect of Britrish Petroleum's disastrous Oil Spill in the Gulf of Mexico.Add to Cart Add to Lightbox Download
11june 2010. New Orleans, Louisiana.
Cafe Degas and owner Jaques Soula continue to offer the highest quality seafood at his restaurant on Esplanade Ave. Worries persist as fish stocks run low and prices rise thanks to closed fishing grounds affected by oil pollution. BP's disastrous environmental catastrophe out in the Gulf of Mexico threatens the livelihood of many thousands of workers affiliated to the fishing industry in Louisiana. Thousands of barrels of oil per day continues to leak into the Gulf because of the explosion and collapse of the Deepwater Horizon drilling platform 46 miles out to sea. The closure of fishing grounds both east and west of the Mississippi river outflow is crippling thousands of local fishermen and all affiliated businesses and families who rely on the seafood industry.
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