Originally Posted by BroncoBeavis
The "poor availablity of seafood" was mostly due to a federal fishing ban. If you read that Time article I posted below, you'll see that the fish themselves for the most part fared just fine. Any long term impact on tourism had more to do with media hyperbole and hype than any actual oil on the beaches.
And we can go into the specifics of tar sands if you like. But I don't see the point so long as the hiptards' position remains stern opposition to anything not Unicorn-powered.
Yep, and nothing will change as long as the more money at any cost crowd believes that natural and man-made disasters are just trumped up opportunities for more federal money.
Like I said, you see something, you have your own explanation, you find evidence you think that supports it. It's how any good research is done!