The Gulf oil disaster has the oystermen who supply much of the nation's appetite for the bivalves wondering whether they will ever be made whole. The impacts of BP's deepwater gusher spread through the Gulf region and even the nation -- affecting not just economic and environmental health but even mental health.
Dana Hedgpeth reports for the Washington Post June 20, 2010.
"Business Melts Away For Gulf Coast Ice Houses" (NPR)
"Louisianans Hurt By Spill Queue For Free Groceries" (NPR)
"A Lucky Few Manage to Profit From the Gulf of Mexico Disaster" (Greenwire)
"Seafood Safety Concerns Take Toll in Restaurants Nationwide" (New Orleans Times-Picayune)
"The Oil Spill Colors the Fabric of Gulf Coastal Life" (McClatchy)
"Oil Spill Stress Starts To Weigh on Gulf Residents" (Los Angeles Times)