Cleanup efforts continue in the Gulf of Mexico, but some retailers are dealing with decreased supplies of local seafood and are unsure of what the future holds
Fisheries in the Gulf of Mexico are still feeling the repercussions from the April explosion of BP's Deepwater Horizon oil rig. For now, it appears that the oil well has been capped, but only after causing the largest oil spill in U.S. history. During the past three months, many fishing areas have been restricted and then reopened, prices for Gulf seafood have spiked and then stabilized, and retailers, fishermen and marketing boards have worked hard to shore up confidence in an industry that ...
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