Raccoon prints are shown along the oil spill stained beach on East Grand Terre Island, Louisiana.
Raccoon prints are shown along the oil spill stained beach on East Grand Terre Island, Louisiana. Carolyn Cole/Los Angeles Times/MCT
Raccoon prints are shown along the oil spill stained beach on East Grand Terre Island, Louisiana. Carolyn Cole/Los Angeles Times/MCT

Commentary: The Gulf oil disaster and the Public Trust Doctrine

June 11, 2010 2:05 AM