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Gulf Oil Spill Fishing

Oil Has Spread Into Florida Waters Open To Fishing

wonkroom.thinkprogress.org | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

A Wonk Room analysis of satellite imagery finds that oil has spread into areas of the Gulf of Mexico off the Florida coast that are still open to comm...

The Gulf Oil Spill and Seafood Safety

Gina Solomon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Gina Solomon

In the coming weeks, expect that many more areas will reopen to fishing. The unprecedented enormity of this oil spill makes it difficult to predict the extent and duration of fish contamination.

Not Even Gulf Fishermen Buy The Government's 'Smell Test' Policy On Oil-Exposed Seafood

AP | JASON DEAREN and GREG BLUESTEIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

VENICE, La. — Seafood from some parts of the oil-fouled Gulf of Mexico has been declared safe to eat by the government, based in part on human s...

Gulf Fisherman On Oil Spill: 'Our Way Of Life Is Over. It's The End, The Apocalypse'

AP | MATTHEW BROWN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

NEW ORLEANS — The best hope for stopping the flow of oil from the blown-out well at the bottom of the Gulf of Mexico has been compared to hittin...