‘We haven’t recovered,’ Coast fishermen say on 6th anniversary of BP oil spill

0422_BILO_BP2Members of the Coast fishing industry gathered Wednesday at Sherman Caan Back Bay Fishing Dock in East Biloxi to commemorate the sixth anniversary of the BP oil spill. Those in attendance were a mixture of fishermen, oystermen and members of the Vietnamese fishing community. The commemoration was organized by fishing activist Thao Vu of the Mississippi Coalition for Vietnamese Fisher Folks and Families. About 15 people attended the ceremony, carrying protest signs to show their continued frustration with the oil company. “East Biloxi used to be the fresh seafood capitol of the world,” Vu said with Biloxi Bay as her backdrop. “But look at it since the BP oil spill six years ago.” Read the rest here 19:26

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