Louiisiana seafood sector still suffering 4 years after BP spill, as higher prices cut consumption
SEAFOOD.COM NEWS - April 21, 2014
New Orleans restaurateur Frank Brigtsen said that, in some ways, the effects of the deadly Deepwater Horizon oil rig explosion in the Gulf of Mexico in 2010 were profoundly damaging to both the New Orleans area's ecology and psychology.
"The whole time I was watching that stupid spill cam with dispersant being injected into the spill, I thought oysters, oysters, oysters," Brigtsen said.
The filter-feeding bivalves are high on Brigtsen's list of favorite foods. As undersea sitting ducks, unable to swim from harm's way, he knew they were among the oil spill's most likely victims.Full Story »