April 20th, 2010 was the day of the catastrophic BP Deepwater Horizon explosion in the Gulf of Mexico, considered the largest marine spill in the history of the oil industry. Five years later, I traveled to the Louisiana bayou to talk to Gulf Coast residents and uncover how the area was recovering, or it it was at all. Visit these links for Acy's storyKinda's storyByron's story, or Ryan's story, to learn more. Radio profiles produced for OnEarth Magazine.

Byron Encalade

Acy Cooper

Kindra & David Arnesen

Ryan Lambert