Gulf Coast Oil Spill Watch
Editors’ Trip to the Gulf
As oil from the Gulf of Mexico spill made its way to shore, three Coastal Living editors took a trip to Mobile, Alabama, in May 2010 to find out firsthand how the region was preparing for its arrival.
Writer Sarah Latta
Driving to the Gulf Coast
“On the way down, we saw sweeping waterscapes and sunny skies. It was hard to imagine that oil was on its way to this beautiful
place.” —Sarah Latta, assistant features editor