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USA. Louisiana. New Orleans. St Bernard Parish. Chalmette area. Aftermath of hurricane Katrina. A black (afroa-merican) man, wearing a white boiler suit and a scarf on the head, sprays water on oil, spillt over from the Murphy Oil Refinery plant. The oil is pushed in the river towards a recycling tool in order to collect the oil. Oil disaster. Contaminated land and river. Industrial pollution and toxic waste. © 2005 Didier Ruef