United States: As Gulf Oil Spill Spreads, Local Seafood Industry Hangs in the Balance

Time Magazine: They call this city the End of the World, and for many shrimpers whose entire lives have been spent here in Louisiana's southernmost outpost, it suddenly feels like it. As officials continue to struggle to stem nearly 200,000 gallons of crude oil that has surged from the base of the Gulf of Mexico in what may be the worst environmental disaster in U.S. history, Mississippi River delta residents are trying to make a buck as long as their fragile business survives. Early Saturday ......

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