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A Fisherman's Farewell? Gulf Residents Fight for Their Future 15 Months After the BP Blowout

Rocky Kistner | Posted 12.26.2011 | Green
Rocky Kistner

Ever since BP's mammoth Deepwater Horizon rig blew 15 months ago, the lives of thousands of fishermen across the Gulf have never been the same. Many say they were poisoned by oil and chemical dispersants after being thrust into cleanup jobs they were woefully unprepared for.

Gulf Fishermen Distrust Government Seafood Testing, Don't Think Fisheries Are Safe

AP | JASON DEAREN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

ON THE GULF OF MEXICO — Even the people who make their living off the seafood-rich waters of Louisiana's St. Bernard Parish have a hard time swa...

Oil Spill Cleanup: Are Fishermen Getting Appropriate Protective Gear?

Treehugger | Brian Merchant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Dr. Gina Solomon, a senior scientist with the NRDC, is worried that fishermen enlisted to clean up oil may be unwittingly facing severe health risks. ...

Welcome to Reality, Tony; Grand Isle Citizens Speak - and Sing - Out on BP Oil Spill (VIDEO)

Matt Petersen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Matt Petersen

It is all hands on deck time -- for stopping the spill, cleaning it up, holding BP accountable, and reducing our dependency on oil by creating a cleaner, greener future.

New Orleans Chef On How The Gulf Spill Is Affecting Seafood (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

By Brian Merchant, Alongside tourism, seafood is one of Louisiana's most famous industries. Before the spill, it was bringing in billi...