I wish I could say that the oil is gone, the Gulf’s problems are behind us. But that’s a lie.
New oil washes up everyday along the coast. Old uncleaned oil continues to eat away at our marshes and wetlands making the coast even more susceptible to hurricane damage in addition to affecting our food supply and ruining a way of life. According to Garret Graves, director of the Louisiana governor’s office of coastal activities, “Right now, we still have more than a hundred miles that is still active with oil on it.” Continue reading