Oil spill results in lost fishing license revenue (VIDEO)


The Deepwater Horizon oil leak kept tourists away in droves, and their absence this summer is being realized in the decline in saltwarer fishing license sales and revenue in Alabama and Mississippi.

Alabama’s acting Marine Resources Division Director Maj. Chris Blankenship talks to Outdoors Editor Jeff Dute about the potential short-and long-term impacts of the decline in license sales on his division and fishermen.

See video here: http://videos.al.com/mobile-press-register/2010/09/eye_on_the_outdoors_oil_spill.html

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Stuart H. Smith is an attorney based in New Orleans fighting major oil companies and other polluters.
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