Surfrider Foundation‘s Matt McClain took these photos while assessing the damage in the Gulf a couple of weeks ago. Read about his trip here.
New reports estimate that 4.9 million barrels of oil leaked into the Gulf before the cap was installed. That would make this the largest accidental oil spill in history. Somehow, we’re being told that oil in the water is hard to come by. Surfrider Foundation’s Matt McClain recently jetted down to the Gulf to do
“People do this kind of thing in California all the time,” says Kristin Myers, “and it’s happened a couple of times in New York City, but anywhere else on the East Coast—it’s pretty much unheard of.” Myers, gallery manager at the Long Beach Island Foundation of the Arts and Sciences (LBIF), is talking about an