Today is the sixth anniversary date of the BP Oil Spill off the coast of Louisiana. In April 2012, I drove down to Grand Isle to walk the chenier in hopes of seeing and photographing some beautiful neotropical birds. But before doing so, I performed my island ritual, which is to drive the Island from…
Below is a guest post from a woman who has worked tirelessly to continue to keep the Deepwater Horizon explosion, the 11 deaths, and all that has followed in the forefront of our collective minds.
I wish I could report something positive to you, because I hate being the continual bearer of bad news.
But bad news is upon us, and the BP oi lspill is most likely to blame.
Last October, Bayou Grace Community Services opened their offices over in Chauvin, LA for Story Corps to set up their audio recording equipment and then invited folks to come do interviews about their families and how the oil spill had affected them. Now, a year later, Natural Resources Defense Council has teamed up with Discovery…
Maybe it just seems downright nerdy of me, but reading my words in someone elses book–that someone would think something I have to say is noteworthy–is pretty dog-gone amazing to me!
Last Tuesday, I was invited to a round-table discussion of how the oil spill has affected our lives and businesses by Sarah, above. This is probably the third or forth time I’ve been asked these questions.