Gulf Oysters Decimated By Oil ‘Remedy’

Back in April, Louisiana’s governor ordered released loads of freshwater in hopes of pushing oil back to sea. But the New York Times reports the freshwater has inadvertently destroyed much of the Gulf oyster population, which needs saltwater to survive…

Back in April, Louisiana’s governor ordered released loads of freshwater in hopes of pushing oil back to sea. But the New York Times reports the freshwater has inadvertently destroyed much of the Gulf oyster population, which needs saltwater to survive… oops.

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