Presentation on theme: "B P O i l S p i l l L o c a l s p o i n t o f v i e w N o a h S a d o f f, L e a h, M a r i a a n d J o J o."— Presentation transcript:
B P O i l S p i l l L o c a l s p o i n t o f v i e w N o a h S a d o f f, L e a h, M a r i a a n d J o J o
Before the oil spill Fishing Tourists
Fishing Shrimp Crab Lobster Oyster
Tourists 45% of people Summer Locals money Hotels Crowded stores Crowded Restaurants
BP British Petroleum Offshore Drilling Gas company Made in U.K.
What happened On Earth day 2010 Bp was offshore drilling in the Gulf of Mexico. When they capped the oil they did not cap it right. Then the oil spread across the Gulf of Mexico. The biggest oil spill of all time happened on earth day.
No Oysters Oyster harvester- How th#2C4AA7
No Shrimp Oh wait I already said that
How it hurts hotels No tourists are coming No seafood for the hotel restaurant Employees are being fired Stores renting space have lower rents or are kicked out
How it hurts restaurants No tourists Less customers No local seafood Cheaper food Less Waiters Less Chefs
Interesting Facts 91% of children are doing less outdooor sports south east gulf strip In the strip there was an 8% job loss 26.6% of people moved from the strip Gulf Coast oil spill map.wloceb
How should locals push politicans to change laws
Responses Slightly over half of all coastal residents felt that BP's response was "poor," and 41.3% said that the President's response to the oil spill was poor.