Toxic benzene remained in Gulf, only small portion escaped into atmosphere: NOAA

Boulder researchers study fate of oil in Gulf spill, Daily Camera, March 14, 2011 … Read more >>

Cleanup worker having SEIZURES after diagnosed with benzene poisoning — Coughing up chunks of meat, black stuff coming out of nose & ears, lost half of eyesight

Oil-spill health impact studied, Daily Comet, February 24, 2011:

… “What is your research …

LSU toxicologist finds benzene and xylene in “troubling” concentrations at beach — “A fresh supply of oil” just offshore

BP reneges on deal to rebuild oyster beds, repair wetlands, Louisiana officials say, Times … Read more >>

Research Tests: Corexit is reponsible for most volatile compounds that cleanup workers were exposed to — “Very interesting” (VIDEO)

Toxic Tide – Discovering the Health Effects of the Deepwater Disaster, Part 2, Living … Read more >>

Oil disaster’s health effects “will be felt for GENERATIONS” warns scientist (VIDEOS)

BP oil spill’s health effects will be felt for generations, scientist warns, The Times-Picayune, … Read more >>

Chairman of Surfrider chapter in NW Florida “tested positive last month for large quantities of volatile solvents in his blood”

“Underwater oil plumes may be washing up along beaches that appear clean to the eye” … Read more >>

Shockingly high Benzene levels found in Biloxi, MS blood samples — Includes 10 year-old child

Evaluation of the Results of Whole Blood Volatile Solvents Testing, Wilma Subra, January 18, … Read more >>

“I have nowhere left to turn”: BP refuses claim of “gravely ill” cleanup worker — “Can never recover money for medical bills and other expenses”

Official warns against quick settlement, Houma Today, December 18, 2010:

Clayton Matherne of Bayou …

While you were breathing: 99.8 ppm VOCs measured at Orange Beach, AL as well was capped– “Amazing” says scientist (VIDEO)

Different types of VOCs include benzene, toluene, xylene, and ethylbenzene. … Read more >>

Former oil field worker: “Could smell the Benzene coming up” into Mobile Bay — “Unbelievable headaches” and “a new rash… on my chest”

“And this is after an older rash I’ve had that turned into blisters.” … Read more >>

ALL 8 blood samples collected in Florida and Alabama find “4 TIMES the 95th Percentile” of m,p-Xylene

Evaluation of the Results of Whole Blood Volatile Solvents Testing, Chemist Wilma Subra for … Read more >>

Rainwater test results show increase in toxins AFTER well capped… “Unbelievable”, “Astronomical” — Nitrobenzene & Heavy Metals (VIDEO)

Interview with Coastal Heritage Society of Louisiana and Project Gulf Impact, Intel Hub Radio, … Read more >>

BP crew member diagnosed with “benzene poisoning” — “Paw Paw why you gonna die?” asks crying 5 year old (VIDEO)

See earlier article here: BP cleanup worker, age 35: “GRAVELY ILL” from “BENZENE” exposure, … Read more >>

BP cleanup worker, age 35: “GRAVELY ILL” from “BENZENE” exposure, doctors say medication required to “survive” — Needs help to bathe and dress

Illness from spill unknown still, Houma Today, September 19, 2010:


The 5-year-old [said] …

Researchers say “more VOC’s” from oil may still get released into Gulf’s air supply — 10 new monitors installed “to see if we should worry” (VIDEO)

USA Researchers To Monitor Post-Spill Air Quality, WKRG, September 17, 2010:


There’s been …

Florida man gets tested: Six of nine VOCs in blood — Hexane “off the charts” (VIDEO & LAB RESULTS)

Effects on Humans: n-Hexane is a narcotic agent… and a neurotoxin – OSHA

Gregg …

MORE Gulf residents blood tests show ethylbenzene, xylene and high levels of hexane — “Told they need a hi-res scan of their lungs, brain, liver and kidneys”

The Untold Story of Human Health Effects From BP’s Oil Disaster, Glynn Wilson, September … Read more >>

Air monitoring in Orange Beach, AL reported to have reached 110 ppm of VOCs within 15 minutes — Testing crew quickly abandoned area

The Untold Story of Human Health Effects From BP’s Oil Disaster, Glynn Wilson, September … Read more >>

Florida/Alabama area: Tests show ethylbenzene, other hydrocarbons in blood of coastal residents — “Everyone is getting sick”, it’s “becoming an aerosol” (VIDEO)

Interview with Matt Smith and Heather Rally of Project Gulf Impact, Intel Hub Radio, … Read more >>

Air quality testing near Tampa shows highest level of VOC-created chemicals of anywhere along Gulf Coast — Borderline “Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups”

Ozone and Your Health, North Carolina Dept. of Health and Human Services:

You might …

1,000 ppb TOLUENE found in INLAND waters near Florida border; “Hydrocarbon levels that exceed safe exposure limits” present in multiple areas (RESULTS & AUDIO)

Summary of WATER Sample Laboratory Results — MC252 Oil Release, City of Orange Beach, … Read more >>

“Octane in your blood”: Humans on Gulf Coast show “dangerous levels of toxic exposure”, Hexane is “way high” — Treatment for “ORGAN DAMAGE” recommended (LAB REPORT)

In today’s article, Human Blood Tests Show Dangerous Levels of Toxic Exposure, filmmaker Jerry … Read more >>

Red Cross Shelter: “We’re not keeping anybody because they’re all coming to us sick. And that’s scary.” Alerts for benzene, water quality (VIDEO)

Channel 8 WOOD, July 29, 2010:

Rush Transcript Summary

No one coming to Red …

Michigan residents evacuated, told to leave ‘immediately’ because of unsafe levels of Benzene (VIDEO)

Fox 17, July 29, 2010:

Rush Transcript Summary

Evacuations because of Dangerous levels of …

Air monitoring tests show “high levels of chemicals like BENZENE — coming FROM DISPERSANTS” (WDSU New Orleans)

Lawyer: Oil Workers At Risk For Serious Illness, WDSU Channel 6 New Orleans, July … Read more >>

Researchers “have spotted FLUORESCENT clouds in the deep Gulf, likely a byproduct of benzene in the water”

How fast will the Gulf bounce back from the BP oil spill?, Christian Science … Read more >>