Jess Hurd

Photographer
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BP Gulf Oil Spill – Anniversary Photo Essay

Three years has passed since the BP Deepwater Horizon disaster in the Gulf of Mexico, the largest oil disaster in history.

In August 2010, five months after, I travelled across four states (twice) with video journalist Jason Parkinson, documenting the environmental and social impact, not just of the oil spill, but also the dispersant chemicals used to “clean” up the oil.

Click here to see photo-essay / non flash version

Coldtype – The Reader cover story

The footage from that trip became the film report Gulf

Images and footage available from: www.reportdigital.co.uk

The effect on the environment and the communities of Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and Florida by both oil and dispersant continues, as The Independent reports:

Dead dolphins and shrimp with no eyes found after BP cleanup

 

Toxic Beachcombing

 

Oil and Corexit dispersant foam washes up on Biloxi beach. BP oil spill. Mississippi. USA.

See updated gallery here

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