Five years after Deepwater Horizon, the gulf’s seafood seems safe

April 20, 2015 6:00 PM

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Five years after Deepwater Horizon, the gulf’s seafood seems safe

Many people were affected by the Deepwater Horizon oil spill that occurred five years ago today, even communities that didn’t have oil spilled directly onto their shorelines.

Hundreds of thousands of multi-generational families from Texas and Louisiana, to Mississippi, Alabama and Florida, call the Gulf Coast home. Many coastal residents are commercial, recreational, and subsistence fishers, and they depend on local seafood harvests to put protein on the table for their ...

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