Posts Tagged: shrimp

News Roundup: Shrimp season and seafood safety »

Monday marked the beginning of white shrimp season in the Gulf of Mexico as well as an announcement from Secretary Salazar on exempting drilling operations from performing environmental reviews. Read more about how Gulf fishermen are feeling about getting back out on the water, what is being conducted to ensure seafood safety and what Defenders’ expert Richard Charter thinks about the administration’s declaration.

News Roundup: Relief in sight? Not so fast »

The federal government says work must go forward on a relief well meant to permanently plug BP’s blown-out well in the Gulf of Mexico. But that doesn’t mean that the nightmare is anywhere near over for the Gulf coast’s economies, communities and natural resources.