Carl Hiaasen: "Maybe a Giant Sody Straw Might Do the Trick!"

June 16, 2010 By: Marshall Cutchin

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Author Carl Hiaasen is a straight shooter when it comes to both bonefish and the environment. In Sunday’s Miami Herald, he lambasted all the guilty parties: the government for mismanaging regulation, consumers for believing what they’ve been told, and BP for just about everything.

“Some people I know can’t bear to watch anymore, so painful are the feelings of helplessness and frustration. What’s happening before our eyes is the slow murder of one of the world’s most bountiful bodies of water, a crime precipitated by reckless corporate decisions and abetted by our own government.”

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