Posted by: reefrescue | August 24, 2010

Gulf oil spill still a crisis

The BP oil spill may no longer be on the nightly news, but it is far from over. The Gulf oil spill is still a crisis for those whose livelihood depends on a healthy, functional ecosystem.  How long will the aftereffects persist?  

How Has It Come to This?

Sunday 22 August 2010

by: Dahr Jamail and Erika Blumenfeld, t r u t h o u t | Report and Photo Essay

Everywhere I step near the water, sheen bubbles up out of the soil. Hermit crabs scuttle over dead, oiled marsh grass. Inland, we find tide pools filled with brown oil and sheen. 

The horrible smell makes me dizzy and nauseous. Each of us walks around on our own, trying to take in the devastating scene. Anger and a deep sadness comingle inside me. Rage at BP melds into a broader anger at all of us for having let it come to this.

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