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26 May 2010. Barataria Bay, Louisiana.
An oil platform in the Gulf of Mexico just off the coast as seen from Barataria Bay. The environmental and economic impact is devastating with many 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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