Oil collecting at the mouth of one of the breeches on Elmer’s Island, which connect directly to the bayous of Louisiana. There were no clean-up crews in sight and no one for at least a mile in either direction.
BP Oil Spill, Grand Isle, LA
During my short stay here in Grand Isle, Louisiana, I have had the great pleasure of working alongside Drew Wheelan from The American Birding Association. This passionate young man is covering the oil spill's impact on birds and wildlife. His tireless efforts to accurately describe what is really happening, is truly impressive. Please, take a moment to read his very compelling blog
Please read the Summer of Tears article by Mike Roberts - Louisiana Bayoukeeper Inc. I, and many others here on the ground in Grand Isle, have cried openly. Holding back tears is like holding back the oil.........
For a little more background information on my travels in the Gulf, you may wish to read the following newspaper article