Hurricane Ida was an environmental disaster, photos reveal

Euronews | Sep 7, 2021 at 4:47 PM
  • A major oil spill caused by Hurricane Ida is being cleaned up in the Gulf of Mexico.
  • All of the these disasters are in Louisiana and the Gulf of Mexico, a major centre for the US oil and gas industry.
  • After they published the photos, the US Environmental Protection Agency sent an aircraft to survey the damage, as well as other industrial sites in the area hardest hit by the hurricane’s 150mph (240kph) winds and storm surge.