Illness Plagues Gulf Residents in BP's Aftermath, Dahr Jamail for IPS, November 15, 2010:
[Alabama resident Joe] Overstreet worked as an oil disaster response worker for BP. ...
"... I was working on the beaches, and on low tides we can see the clams out there. They used to be white. Now they are all black. And nobody seems to pay any attention to this. I've lived here all my life and I know it's not right."
Like others, he is mystified by the lack of appropriate response by government authorities.
"I feel like I'm in the twilight zone. Nobody seems to be doing anything or talking about it," he said.