Top seafood proccesor: “We haven’t bought shrimp in three days” — Worried about “permanent impacts”


Grand Isle wonders what’s next, Daily Comet, December 5, 2010:

Dean Blanchard [is Grand Isle, Louisiana's] only shrimp processor...

“The shrimp ought to be hitting on the beach,” he said. “We haven’t bought shrimp in three days. This was going to be a record-breaking year.”...

[H]is dock has served as a rallying point for local shrimpers, many who Blanchard says are now out of work because of the spill.

Blanchard... remains convinced the oil spill has had long-term and possibly permanent impacts on Gulf seafood...

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