[QODLink]
Americas
BP oil spill delays shrimp season
Fishermen concentrate on the harm the spill is having on their livelihoods.
Last Modified: 27 Jul 2010 08:21 GMT

Robert Dudley, the new chief executive of BP, will have to try and clean up the company's reputation as well as the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

But for many of those living on the southern coast of the United States, the focus will continue to be on dealing with the economic fallout rather than boardroom changes. 

The 90-day shrimping season that hauls in a whole year's income for so many fishermen in the region has been delayed because of the situation.

Al Jazeera's Gabriel Elizondo reports from Chauvin, Louisiana.

Source:
Al Jazeera
Topics in this article
People
Country
City
Featured on Al Jazeera
Muslim volunteers face questioning and threat of arrest, while aid has been disrupted or blocked, charities say.
Six months on, outrage and sorrow over the mass schoolgirl abduction has disappeared - except for families in Nigeria.
ISIL combatants seeking an 'exit strategy' from Mideast conflict need positive reinforcement back home, analysts say.
European nation hit by a wave of Islamophobia as many young fighters join ISIL in Syria and Iraq.
Featured
Lacking cohesive local ground forces to attack in tandem, coalition air strikes will have limited effect, experts say.
Hindu right-wing groups run campaign against what they say is Muslim conspiracy to convert Hindu girls into Islam.
Six months on, outrage and sorrow over the mass schoolgirl abduction has disappeared - except for families in Nigeria.
Muslim caretakers maintain three synagogues in eastern Indian city, which was once home to a thriving Jewish community.
Amid fresh ISIL gains, officials in Anbar province have urged the Iraqi government to request foreign ground troops.