Threatened coastline. South Beach, Waveland, Mississippi.Add to Cart Add to Lightbox Download
09 May 2010. South Beach, Waveland, Mississippi USA.
One of many Government planes overhead, returning to shore on a constant shuttle of dispersant spraying missions as locals, tourists and visitors relax and enjoy the beauty of South Beach, an hour from New Orleans. Just a few miles off the coast, an impending disaster looms. With the continual flood of oil washing into the Gulf of Mexico and as winds turn and begin to push from the south, it is only and matter of when, not if the oil reaches the beaches. The barrier islands just offshore are taking a battering soaking up the initial fronts of oil, threatening everything in it's ever encroaching path.
Photo; Charlie Varley/varleypix.com
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