Smoke from those marsh fires in New Orleans has made its way to Acadiana. Wednesday night's sunset cast a hazy, pink glow over much of the area.
"It's just a thick haze, almost choking, the smell is out of control," said Jamie Boudreaux of Lafayette.
The haze was... more »
A smoke problem in Iberia Parish could be related to the New Orleans' marsh fires. Dozens of people reported smokey skies and a strong odor in the air Monday morning. But the origin of the smoke has yet to be pinpointed
"About 10 o'clock I saw smoke all over... more »
Scientists and FDA officials are trying to put the message out that gulf seafood is safe to eat and if you don't believe it, try smelling the food.
Experts in the field of seafood testing have assembled in New Orleans to show KATC that people can actually smell oil... more »
ON THE GULF OF MEXICO (AP) - Even the people who make their living off the seafood-rich waters of Louisiana's St. Bernard Parish have a hard time swallowing the government's assurances that fish harvested in the shallow, muddy waters just offshore must be safe to eat because they don't smell... more »
EMPIRE, La. (AP) - A man whose family has been harvesting oysters on the Louisiana coast for three generations says he can smell the oil coming. Mitch Jurisich spent part of today hauling in oysters -- stopping to eat some -- because it might be the last chance to do... more »