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Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill Blog Toxic Legacy

Toxic Legacy The gulf oil spill’s toxic legacy by Michael Taylor SMALL trucks noisily patrol the beach behind Steve Fourrier’s home in Grand Isle, Louisiana. From his deck he watches them dump sand into screening machines. Crews follow close by, … Continue reading

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Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill Blog Louisiana Update

Louisiana Update Update from the shores of Louisiana by Jon Bowermaster A trio of events happening simultaneously this week along the Gulf coast is stirring debate: The team responsible for paying out damages to Gulf spill victims is about to … Continue reading

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Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill Blog Louisiana Bayou Indians

Louisiana Bayou Indians For bayou Indians, spill threatens a way of life By CAIN BURDEAU Montegut, La. (AP) — Even before oil began spewing into the Gulf of Mexico last spring, Louisiana’s American-Indian fishing villages were on the brink of … Continue reading

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Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill Blog Senator Mary Landrieu Oil-Spill Liability Legislation

Senator Mary Landrieu Oil-Spill Liability Legislation Landrieu Oil-Spill Liability Bill May Force All Companies to Pay Senator Mary Landrieu, a Louisiana Democrat, plans to introduce legislation next week that would increase liability in a Gulf of Mexico oil spill and … Continue reading

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Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill Blog Aftermath

Aftermath Gulf Oil Spill Aftermath: Rosina, Geraldine Philippe Of Louisiana’s Atakapa Tribe Tell Their Story The Huffington Post  Joanna Zelman Day 46 – This is the exact day that Rosina Philippe remembers the devastating effects of the Gulf oil spill … Continue reading

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Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill Blog Questions Answers

Questions Answers Six Months After Gulf Oil Spill, Questions for Louisiana Remain Unanswered by Lauren Finnegan COMMENTARY | Louisiana is still feeling the effects of the Gulf oil spill six months later. As the number of volunteers — 48,000 at … Continue reading

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Gulf of Mexico oil Spill Blog “The reality is we still have hundreds of miles of oiled shoreline today”

“The reality is we still have hundreds of miles of oiled shoreline today” Gulf of Mexico oil spill continues to foul 168 miles of Louisiana coastline By Mark Schleifstein Louisiana’s coastline continues to be smeared with significant amounts of oil … Continue reading

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Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill Blog Louisiana Insulted

Louisiana Insulted Coastal state senators defend sand berms BATON ROUGE, La. — Two Louisiana state senators who represent parishes most damaged by the Gulf of Mexico oil spill defended the construction of $200 million in sand barriers, despite criticism from … Continue reading

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Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill Blog Louisiana Oysters

Louisiana Oysters Southeast Louisiana oysters may still be years away   David Blake Reporting It appears people searching for oysters for the holidays should be able to find them, but they are still not from the areas close to New … Continue reading

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Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill Blog Jindal’s Berms Turning Into Permanent Islands

Jindal’s Berms Turning Into Permanent Islands Sand islands off Louisiana stopped little oil in gulf spill, commission finds By David A. Fahrenthold One of the most controversial tactics used against this summer’s Gulf of Mexico oil spill – the construction … Continue reading

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