First Louisiana shrimp season since BP oil spill starts

AFP: Louisiana's first shrimping season since hundreds of millions of gallons of toxic crude spewed into the Gulf of Mexico opened Monday, but few boats took to the water and some found oil, while fears lingered that no one will buy the shrimp anyway. Before the world's largest ever maritime oil spill, nearly three-quarters of US wild shrimp come from the Gulf of Mexico, which also contains major crab fishing and oyster grounds. The fishing industry is also a way of life for coastal ......

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