An Associated Press video about fishing in the Gulf of Mexico 2 years after the Gulf Oil Spill. Why are the sicknesses in the fish caught new and seemingly more common?
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Originally published on Aljazeera.com Nearly two years after BP’s oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, fishermen and scientists say things are getting worse. Written by Dahr Jamail New Orleans, LA - Hundreds of thousands of people living along the US Gulf Coast have hung their economic lives on lawsuits against BP. Fishermen, in particular, are seeing […]
Originally published by the David Suzuki Foundation. An oil spill was reported yesterday off the coast of the Great Bear Rainforest. There are 700 tonnes of heavy oil in a sunken U.S. Army ship under the site of the oil slick. While the current extent and severity of this oil spill is not yet known, there is […]
Originally published by Time. By BRYAN WALSH How serious should the penalties for an oil spill be? In early November, Chevron and its drilling partner Transocean accidentally spilled some 3,000 barrels of oil into the ocean off the coast of Rio de Janeiro in Brazil. As oil spill go, it was relatively minor—although it is a sign of […]
Why Is the FDA Saying It’s OK to Eat Seafood 10,000 Times Over the Safe Limit for Dangerous Carcinogens?
Originally published on Alter.net By Brad Jacobson FDA not only downplayed the risk of contamination, but ignored staff members who proposed higher levels of contamination protection. Ever since the largest offshore oil spill in history spewed into the Gulf of Mexico last year, independent public health experts have questioned the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s […]
Originally published in the Sun Herald. By HOLBROOK MOHR - Associated Press JACKSON — Citing “widespread and extensive” damage from the disastrous 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, a group of state and federal environmental officials said Wednesday it’s important to begin restoration and listed eight proposed projects to kick off the effort. The target […]
Originally published on HuffingtonPost.com By CAIN BURDEAU NEW ORLEANS — Gulf of Mexico shrimpers and crabbers, who have reported diminished catches since the BP oil spill, are being offered a more generous settlement package because of lingering uncertainties over the safety of their seafood. On Wednesday, Kenneth Feinberg, who is overseeing payments from a $20 […]
Originally published on JakartaToday.com Kupang, East Nusa Tenggara. The head of the West Timor Care Foundation (YPTB), Ferdi Tanoni, has urged the Indonesian and Australian governments to immediately conduct an independent and scientific investigation into the impact of the Montara oil spill in the Timor Sea. “A scientific investigation is urgently needed because fisherman in Kupang, […]
ABC News reports on the dangers of Corexit and the clean up of the oil spills.
Original article can be read here. BP’s corexit causes sick fish in Gulf of Mexico DATE: 16 AUGUST 2011 POSTED BY : BY DEBORAH DUPRE Over a year after the largest oil catastrophe in U.S. history, in a CBS News report aired Monday, Correspondent Dr. Debbye Turner Bell spoke with Gulf of Mexico scientists and fishermen who are finding […]