Frustration deepens daily for Gulf Coast residents waiting for a remedy to the blow out that continues to spew crude oil into the ocean. By now millions of gallons, coupled with huge amounts of toxic dispersants are mixed into the water column and people there are helpless to stop the assault on their marine livelihood. But they are doing what they can and part of that is reaching out to others who have experience with spill disasters. Members of the University of Alaska’s Marine Advisory Program just returned from a trip there to advise marina owners, fishermen and charter captains about spill aftermath.
Lori Townsend, APRN – Anchorage
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