Shrimping season in La. reopens after spill

A haul of shrimp and fish is seen on the deck of the shrimp trawler 'Miss Nancy Lynn' in Bastian Bay, near Empire, La., on the first day of shrimp season since the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, Monday, Aug. 16, 2010. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

August 16, 2010 4:01:32 PM PDT
Fishermen who spent much of the summer mopping up oil from BP's disastrous spill got back to work as the fall shrimping season in Louisiana's coastal waters opened Monday amid anxiety over whether the catch will be tainted by crude and whether anyone will buy it even if it is clean.