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Thursday, April 21st, 2011 at 4:32pm. 14,451 Views, 1 Comments.
It's hard to believe that the Deepwater Horizon tragedy occurred a year ago, on 20 April 2010. This terrible event, that caused the sad deaths of 11 crew members and subsequently resulted in the largest marine oil spill in American history, sent ripples throughout the world. And of course, threatened to impact hugely on the Gulf coast's considerable economy.
Destin is renowned as a major destination for leisure fishing, and vacationing families from around the globe flock to the famous sugar sand beaches and frolic in the turquoise waters of the Emerald Coast. All along this beautiful coast and far offshore, commercial fisheries work tirelessly to provide fresh seafood for the US market, and the industry employs thousands of local people.
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