HOW THE BP OIL FLOOD KILLS COMMUNITIES
All who lived through Katrina know the psychosocial fallout that comes with so-called “natural disaster.” We have lived and struggled through the resultant traumas to ourselves, our loved ones, our neighborhoods, and our cities.
BP’s murderous greed has already stolen the lives and shattered the families of eleven of its employees, and BP is now destroying the lives and livelihoods of all who depend on the Gulf for food or making a living.
We know the BP oil flood is killing fish, shrimps, oysters, crabs, egrets, pelicans, turtles and other wildlife, but this article from the Mobile Press-Register is about how BP is also killing our COMMUNITIES:
The massive oil spill from the BP drilling explosion signals an ecological catastrophe of unprecedented proportions for the Gulf of Mexico.
But the often ignored, less visible and rather intangible community and social impacts of the BP catastrophe may be more devastating to the human condition than the highly-visible, media-documented ecological impacts…