Voices from the Gulf

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roberta avilaBy Roberta Avila
Originally published in the Sun Herald, August 24th, 2010

In the immediate aftermath of Hurricane Katrina I became the director for the Mississippi Coast Interfaith Disaster Task Force and was thrown headlong into disaster recovery work.

Mike RobertsThe boat ride, out, from Lafitte, Louisiana, Sunday, May 23, 2010, to our fishing grounds was not unlike any other I have taken in my life, as a commercial fisherman from this area.  I have made the trip thousands of times in my 35 plus years shrimping and crabbing.  A warm breeze in my face, it is a typical Louisiana summer day.  3 people were with me, my wife Tracy, Ian Wren, and our grandson, Scottie.  I was so

Yesterday the journalist Dahr Jamail appeared on the news show Democracy Now! to discuss fishermen's ongoing concerns about oil and dispersants in the Gulf. 

Jamail discusses finding dispersants and oil in the Mississippi Sound with James "Catfish" Miller and Mark Stewart, the fishermen who took Bridge the Gulf out on a similar trip a couple weeks ago.

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