Fire boat response crews battle the blazing
remnants of the offshore oil rig Deepwater Horizon, off Louisiana, in
this April 21, 2010 file handout image.
Credit: Reuters/U.S. Coast Guard/Files/Handout
- Four years after the Deepwater Horizon spill, oil is still washing up
on the long sandy beaches of Grand Isle, Louisiana, and some islanders
are fed up with hearing from BP that the crisis is over.
Jules Melancon, the
last remaining oyster fisherman on an island dotted with colorful houses
on stilts, says he has not found a single oyster alive in his leases in
the area since the leak and relies on an onshore oyster nursery to make
He and others in the southern U.S. state say compensation has been paid unevenly and lawyers have taken big cuts. MORE