08 Sep '12, 12pm

Oil on Gulf Coast after Hurricane Isaac reveals risks of offshore drilling

Oil on Gulf Coast after Hurricane Isaac reveals risks of offshore drilling

Oil is washing up along the Gulf Coast in Alabama, Mississippi, and Louisiana, churned up by Hurricane Isaac. After discovering hundreds of tar balls at Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge in Alabama, a Greenpeace research team joined our allies at the Gulf Restoration Network to investigate the impacts on East and West Ship Island, off the coast of Mississippi. We found tar balls on East Ship Island and several heavily oiled areas on West Ship Island, which are both part of the Gulf National Seashore. Oil and reeds washed up by Hurricane Isaac on West Ship Island, Miss., Sept. 4, 2012. Meanwhile, the New Orleans Times-Picayune reports that Louisiana is “closing a 12-mile section of Gulf coastline from Caminada Pass to Pass Fourchon after Hurricane Isaac washed up large areas of oil and tar balls at the location of one of the worst inundations of BP oil during the Deepwate...

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