ASPCA on the Scene of Gulf Coast Oil Spill

Monday, May 3, 2010 - 2:00pm

As the recent Gulf oil spill threatens several coastal states, the ASPCA has dispatched Kathryn Destreza, Southeast Regional Director, Field Investigations and Response, to help local animal shelters prepare for a response. Destreza is on the ground in Plaquemines Parish, LA, working with representatives from the Louisiana State Animal Response Team (LSART), local shelters and federal and state agencies to assess animal rescue needs in the area. The ASPCA is also in communication with officials from Mississippi and Florida to monitor the needs of the entire Gulf Coast region.

Stay tuned to for developing news on this national disaster.