26 Apr '11, 11pm

Dolphins and turtles are dying in the Gulf. Is it because of the #oilspill? Global warming? Pollution? #cleanwater

Dolphins and turtles are dying in the Gulf. Is it because of the #oilspill? Global warming? Pollution? #cleanwater

The anniversary of the country’s worst oil disaster came and went last week. There was a brief frenzy of media attention, a litany of speeches and promises by politicians, and emotional memorials in honor of the 11 men who died in the Deepwater Horizon’s fiery explosion a year ago. But for many in the Gulf struggling to regain their livelihoods, life is far from normal, the future far from certain. Even though one-year anniversaries are great for bringing people together to share their stories, their grieving and their hopes, it hasn’t stopped the dying. Just ask Laurel Lockamy. The Gulfport, MS, resident wants to forget the painful year she experienced watching her ocean beaches tainted by oil, followed by a wave of countless carcasses of turtles, dolphins, sea birds and sealife of all kinds. But she can't escape it. Last weekend, Laurel was lounging in her pajamas, check...

Full article: http://switchboard.nrdc.org/blogs/rkistner/more_than_a_ye...

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