Jess Hurd

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Katrina – Ninth Ward


On the fifth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina houses still lie destroyed and abandoned in the Ninth Ward.
Nearly 2,000 lives were lost, 800,000 people displaced and over 204,00 homes damaged or destroyed in the most costly natural disaster in American history.
New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.
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Wading Through Oil

A wader feeding amoungst the BP oil spill. Grand Isle beach, Louisiana. USA.

See web gallery here

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Death of a Fishing Community


Sunset on Grand Isle, a fishing community severely affected by the BP oil spill. Louisiana. USA.

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Natural Gas Refinery


BOC Natural Gas refinery at sunset, New Orleans, Louisiana. USA.

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Point a la Hache


Abandoned oyster fishing boat at Point a la Hache harbour, Louisiana. Fishermen have an uncertain future as most think the oyster beds have been destroyed by the BP oil spill. USA.

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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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Boomtown Belle


Boomtown Belle, a derelict and abandoned Mississippi steam boat in a scrap yard, Louisiana. United States of America.

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