Monday, July 26, 2010

What you don't see

So, this is the beach. Grasses blowing in the breeze, blue skies dappled with a puff of cottony afternoon clouds. So beautiful and clean. A great place to take off your shoes and just stroll through the breaking waves softly washing up on shore.
...or is it?

THIS is what lies just beneath the surface right at the water's edge. Going more than a foot deep, we discovered sand soaked with oil so thoroughly that, at first glance, it could easily be mistaken for mud. But mud is the last thing it is. THIS is oil. This is ruin. This is here forever.

What have we done?

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