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06 June 2010. Barataria Bay to Grand Isle, Jefferson/Lafourche Parish, Louisiana.
A storm builds over eerily deserted Barataria Bay. Ordinarily the bay would be filled with fishermen and shrimp boats. 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 are the most fertile of their kind in the world.
Photo; Charlie Varley/varleypix.com
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