EPA ship just beginning to monitor Gulf for oil, results could take a year -- Florida Keys, Miami and Atlantic Coast next

Vessel will set sail today after testing for Gulf oil, Pensacola News Journal, March 28, 2011 ... Read more >>

“It’s not stopping” -- “The levels we are seeing are not dropping, and we’re seeing NEW chemicals now”

"We gave some of our blood test results to [EPA head] Lisa Jackson. They know what is going on, and they are not doing anything about it" ... Read more >>

New York Times article shows why public might want to think twice before trusting the E.P.A.

Politics Seen to Limit E.P.A. in Regulation of Natural Gas, Ian Urbina for the New ... Read more >>

The List: Is Gulf seafood safe? (MUST READ)

The following reports are presented in response to the State of Louisiana's latest press release ... Read more >>

Tests of Gulf oysters show carcinogenic heavy metal at 150-200 above times the safe level set by EPA

Private Seafood Tests Uncover Toxins Missed By Feds, Susan Buchanan for the Huffington Post, February ... Read more >>

Bow to BP: Feds will cut estimate of size of oil ‘spill’ according to EPA source

U.S. likely to cut estimate of BP oil spill size, Market Watch (Wall Street Journal), ... Read more >>

“We keep seeing this foam coming in just about everyday” — “They keep spraying” dispersant says Emergency Operations Center worker

Environmental Protection Agency?, Dahr Jamail, December 6, 2010:
Residents in Mississippi and Louisiana told Al Jazeera ... Read more >>

Memo: "EPA agrees that the ultimate message to the public will likely be that the oil was successfully dispersed with chemical dispersants"

E-mails show struggle to guess size of Gulf spill, The Associated Press, November 25, 2010

An ... Read more >>

EPA says oil burns not cancer-causing, similar to smoke from woodstoves — Authors of EPA study express “concerns” about adequacy of sampling

The total amount of carbon collected in the four days of sampling "was less than that desired for a single sample... and the sole sample from the field was short of the targeted number of three samples for the campaign." ... Read more >>

EPA administrator's 'task force' not dealing with health issues, "only restoring the coast itself" (VIDEO)

Jackson: "The task force isn't organized or authorized to deal with health issues per se." ... Read more >>

EPA employee: FDA, NOAA revealed "they are doing a cover up" when testing for Corexit

"They told you they are doing a cover up, how they are doing the cover up, and notwithstanding that, they still have some positive results for chemicals." - Hugh Kaufman, Sr. EPA Analyst ... Read more >>

EPA “BP Spill” testing across Gulf finds highest amount of heavy metal in Florida bays — Raises “Level of Concern” (Lab Results)

Sediment samples taken near Apalachicola Bay and Destin contained vanadium at levels high enough for the EPA to raise its level of concern. ... Read more >>

"I’m scared of what I'm finding" says chemist -- Corexit combines with oil to generate new compounds, many with "double bonds"

"This is an unprecedented environmental catastrophe." ... Read more >>

BP (British Parliament) report says Corexit 9500A “among the MOST CYTOTOXIC” dispersants studied -- "Major concerns by lead scientists"

UK Deepwater Drilling – implications of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill, UK Parliament, Commons ... Read more >>

EPA says Corexit is "perfectly safe" -- Compares dispersant to Klondike Bar (VIDEO)

BP "Scientist For A Day" Susan Felio-Price Explains Gov. Correlation of Klondike Bars and Corexit, ... Read more >>

Dispersant-aided biodegradation may cause “a different ecosystem” to grow in Gulf says EPA administrator (VIDEO)

National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and Offshore Drilling, September 27, 2010:

Transcript ... Read more >>

Head of EPA says that using dispersants in the Gulf was a "VERY EVIL" situation (VIDEO)

National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and Offshore Drilling, September 27, 2010:

Transcript ... Read more >>

RED ZONE: Latest EPA tests show heavy metal in Lake Borgne near New Orleans at HIGHEST level of concern — “Elevated potential for mortality” (LAB RESULTS)

Source: EPA

EPA's Coastal Sediment Sampling:

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EPA's sediment samples collected... September 9-12... along the Gulf coast found... ... Read more >>

Senior EPA Analyst: All the people that live and work around Gulf are “human guinea pigs” because of “acutely toxic” dispersants (VIDEO)

Is the oil spill clean-up dangerous?, France 24, September 17, 2010:

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Hugh Kaufman, senior analyst with ... Read more >>

EPA reveals high levels of cancer-causing heavy metal near area of massive fishkill — GROUNDWATER CONTAMINATION CONCERNS

The Environmental Protection Agency collected sediment samples on September 3, 2010 in coastal Louisiana and ... Read more >>

How Feds can say that NO Corexit found nearshore: EPA SETS DISPERSANT SCREENING LEVEL at 750 ppm! (VIDEO)

City of Orange Beach AL officials discuss testing for petroleum based hydrocarbons and components of ... Read more >>

EPA data: Cumulative amount of Hydrogen Sulfide UP 800 PERCENT in Buras, Louisiana since well was ‘capped’ on July 15

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Hourly readings in last day have averaged 15-20 times above the EPA's "safe exposure level" ... Read more >>

Senator says EPA approval of Corexit “unprecedented”; Agency had never tested dispersant

Dow Jones reported that the EPA's newly released dispersant testing "was the first time the ... Read more >>

BP Adviser: “Not sure” if it’s their job to deal with long-term effects of toxic dispersants; Shifts blame to Thad Allen and EPA (VIDEO)

BP Adviser James Lee Witt, CNN, August 2, 2010 at 5:30 ... Read more >>

EPA tests find dispersant-oil mix “highly toxic”

Nokomis dispersant mixed with oil is 'highly toxic'; BP only admits to using Corexit, though ... Read more >>

CNN mocks EPA testing dispersant toxicity on just TWO species, “Data we’re reporting today is only one piece” (VIDEOS)

Top EPA Scientist to Discuss Data from Second Round of Dispersant Testing, EPA, August 2, ... Read more >>

Until today, EPA only conducted “toxicity tests of the dispersant product ALONE – NOT mixed with oil”

Top EPA Scientist to Discuss Data from Second Round of Dispersant Testing, EPA, August 2, ... Read more >>

EPA’s Kaufman: Oil is going to be in Gulf for DECADES because of dispersants (VIDEO)

EPA Senior Policy Analyst Hugh Kaufman, MSNBC, July 28, 2010 at 8:20 ... Read more >>

EPA insider: Feds would not listen to data from EPA toxicologists about dangers of dispersants, let BP lead (VIDEO)

EPA Senior Policy Analyst Hugh Kaufman, MSNBC, July 28, 2010 at 8:20 ... Read more >>

Oiled beaches stay open as Florida waits for EPA to say if a health risk, “I don’t know why the EPA has waited this long” says local health director

Defying warnings, swimmers still take to oiled Gulf waters, Miami Herald, July 4, 2010:

[Director of ... Read more >>

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