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Gulf shrimpers fight for their livelihoods in a fertilizer-fueled dead zone - Center for Public Integrity

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Gulf shrimpers fight for their livelihoods in a fertilizer-fueled dead zone - Center for Public IntegrityGulf shrimpers fight for their livelihoods in a fertilizer-fueled dead zone - Center for Public IntegrityPosted: 28 Jan 2020 06:42 AM PSTIntroductionGRAND ISLE, La. — The Ace of Trade trawler motored toward Dean Blanchard's dock early last summer in southern Louisiana, its skipper slowly winching its nets into storage. Blanchard's workers, strengthened by a lifetime at sea, worked shirtless in the humid summer air. It was the beginning of hurricane season, and 2019 was on track to be one of the wettest years on record in the U.S. With cigarettes in their mouths, they vaulted aboard the ship to shovel knee-high piles of fish off the fiberglass deck and into holding tanks, where they awaited the 12-inch-thick, semi-translucent pipes that would suck them into the warehouse.Dean Blanchard Seafood, headquartered on the barrier island of Grand Isle in the Mississippi River Delta,…

Warwick Business Owner Wins PuroClean Award - Warwick Post

Warwick Business Owner Wins PuroClean Award  Warwick Post

WARWICK, RI — Chris Sanford, owner of PuroClean Disaster Restoration in Warwick, was recently awarded PuroClean's Brand Promise Award at the ...



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