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26 May 2010. Grand Isle, Lafourche Parish, Louisiana.
From Barataria Bay to Grand Isle. Cat Island, a prefered nesting ground for Pelicans, gulls and herons is protected by boom but oil keeps seeping ashore. The environmental and economic impact is devastating with shrimp boats tied up, vacation rentals and charter boat fishing trips cancelled the only business for shrimpers is loading and laying boom and working for big oil. 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.
Photo credit; Charlie Varley
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- Charlie Varley www.varleypix.com
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