15 May '11, 7pm

A House Divided: Louisianans a year after the BP spill ... differing private and public narratives. Preview from...

A House Divided: Louisianans a year after the BP spill ... differing private and public narratives. Preview from...

Louisianans, One Year After the Spill By Karen Dalton-Beninato, Portraits by Stacy Revere Following the news about the Gulf of Mexico one year after the Deepwater Horizon disaster can be like reading “A Tale of Two Places.” The ocean, the wetlands, the fish, and the birds are recovering, according to some people. Others say the mess left at the bottom of the sea by the BP blowout threatens to wreak havoc on the ocean food web for years to come. Most people, we hear, are all right. Or, we are told, some are getting sick. Which tale is true? For many Gulf residents, especially those from Louisiana, the state hardest hit by the spill, the answer might be both. The choice of what to say about the BP spill reveals a tension between the private narratives Louisianans tell themselves and their families and the public narratives they share with the rest of the world. Many Louisian...

Full article: http://www.earthisland.org/journal/index.php/eij/article/...

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