It’s hard for me to believe that it’s been a year since the tragic Deep Water Horizon platform explosion and the oil spill that followed. It seems like photos of oiled pelicans and the underwater video feed of the lead were all over our news just yesterday. So what is really happening now? I connected with one of my friends Rick Jervis, a colleague great reporter who works for USA TODAY, to ask him that question. This is what I learned on my trip to New Orleans early April.
Read the USA TODAY story here. As it turns out April 20 is also the date of the tragic Columbine school shooting rampage and one day after the Oklahoma City bombing. An ugly time of the year it seems–save Easter which is glorious.