Stomach-turning: “The Rape of Grand Isle” — Large crane appears to be dumping oiled shoreline sand into ocean (VIDEO)

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“Oil Spill Crews Suffer Mystery Illnesses” — We are seeing more and more people who are desperately ill

“Some doctors in Louisiana are seeing a rise in persistently painful signs of sicknesses they can’t pinpoint” … Read more >>

Cleanup worker: Two guys passed out on the deck of my boat… just dropped — “I don’t know if they made it” (VIDEO)

Testimonial of Louis Bayhi, LEAN, April 12, 2011 … Read more >>

Mayor: Tons of tarballs washing up on Alabama beaches

“Elected leaders… want the oil giant to to keep cleaning equipment near the beaches in case a storm dredges up oil off the floor of the Gulf of Mexico.” … Read more >>

US officials caught spending Gulf oil spill clean-up funds on gadgets

Read the AP’s extensive report here.

Field of tarballs on Florida Panhandle beach (VIDEO)

Field Of Tarballs, 44gulfwaters, April 10, 2011 … Read more >>

Cleanup worker’s widow describes husband’s battle with a type of Leukemia linked to crude oil exposure (VIDEO)

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Physician: Many more people are sick from suspected oil-related illnesses but scared to speak out or seek medical help

Locals air worries on spill’s health effects, Daily Comet, April 10, 2011 … Read more >>

BP buys barrier island off Mississippi coast — “It’s easier to deal with it when it’s not privately owned”

“The purchase will help it expedite cleanup of the islands in the wake of the BP oil spill” … Read more >>

Severely ill cleanup worker Clayton Matherne receives dedication — 1000s more suffering like him (VIDEO)

Cherri’s Message for Clayton Matherne, Project Gulf Impact, April 3, 2011: … Read more >>

Cleanup worker Clayton Matherne’s symptoms: Lost half of eyesight, coughing up blood all the time, temporary paralysis… more (VIDEO)

Mr. Matherne has asked LEAN to publish his story in hopes that it will help others who are suffering know that they are not alone and for those who are not aware of their plight that assistance is greatly needed … Read more >>

Tears: Sickened cleanup worker praying that God will just let him die (VIDEO)

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P2S Foreman: Two people from my cleanup crew have died in last two months (VIDEO)

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Current TV: Thousands of Gulf Oil Spill clean-up crew are dying (VIDEO)

Thousands of Gulf Oil Spill clean-up crew are dying! Video of the dying!, Current TV, March 20, 2011 … Read more >>

33-year-old dead after two weeks working BP cleanup and swimming at Florida Panhandle beach

“Aside from some gloves, BP provided no personal protection for them. He worked for them for two weeks and then died on August 23. He had just got his first paycheck, and it was in his wallet, uncashed, when he died.” … Read more >>

27-inch thick layer of oil-contaminated sand found — Researcher hypothesizes they are digging holes and burying it (VIDEO)

Surfrider Foundation: BP Oil Disaster UV Testing Program, bluemountainsurfer, February 28, 2011:

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“Bogus” claim made by leader of BP-funded cleanup worker health study says legal expert

Bogus Disclaimer on Oil Spill Health Study: Lead Researcher Says “We Can Never Demonstrate … Read more >>

Another cleanup worker blinded — Doctor: “I am most certain that the toxins that are in his blood attacked his optic nerves”

“We were orange. Literally, orange and it didn’t wash off because this stuff was going in our pores, our eyes, ears, mouth” … Read more >>

Cleanup worker with terrible pain is crying himself to sleep — Internal bleeding (VIDEO)

Marylee Orr has served as the Executive Director for the Louisiana Environmental Action Network (LEAN) over the last 22 years. Orr mentions that LEAN is offering blood testing to those who’ve been exposed to the oil disaster. … Read more >>

Cleanup worker “directly sprayed” multiple times with Corexit, family swam in water — Now many health problems (VIDEO)

In Discussion with David Gibbons, February 25, 2011:

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40 percent of the organisms did not survive BP’s beach ‘cleanup’

Oil spill cleanup on beach scaling back, Pensacola News Journal, February 27, 2011:

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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:

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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 >>

GRAPHIC: Cleanup worker hospitalized and violently ill — James ‘Catfish’ Miller (VIDEOS)

Warning Graphic – This is What Happens When You Are Infected With Gulf Toxins, … Read more >>

Cleanup worker Jennifer Rexford hospitalized: Loss of feeling in right side

Cleanup worker Jennifer Rexford has been admitted to Oak Hill Hospital in Brooksville, Florida … Read more >>

BP, Feds say NO further treatment? Oil anywhere you look on Orange Beach — “They’re going to leave us high and dry” says official (VIDEO)

Beach Communities Worry BP Leaving Town, WKRG, February 15, 2011:

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“Massive submerged oil tarmats” remain in Gulf waters admits Coast Guard — “More toxic than tarballs” (VIDEO)

Coast Guard Oil Cleanup Report, WEAR, February 13, 2011:

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“Football field” of submerged crude found on Florida beach; Officials say “oil washing onshore everyday” — BP claims “the sand is clean” (VIDEO)

BP Beach Cleanup, WEAR ABC 3, February 12, 2011:

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Report: Oil blowing inland after heavy ‘cleanup’ equipment and sifters grind it into fine bits — “A most alarming development” (PHOTOS)

Ft. Morgan 2-3 mile marker oil update, SkyTruth Gulf Oil Spill Tracker, February 9, … Read more >>

More cleanup workers come forward: “Massive health problems”, constant swelling, fluid in lungs, kidney problems, lumps (VIDEOS)

JMRexford’s Channel, January 30, 2011:

Donna Digby summary:

Massive health problems, swelling constantly, …