NYTimes: Gulf Dolphins Exposed to Oil Are Seriously Ill, Agency Says

Title: Gulf Dolphins Exposed to Oil Are Seriously Ill, Agency SaysSource: NYTimes.comAuthor: LESLIE KAUFMANDate: … Read more >>

NOAA Oil Analyst: Oil bubbling up is “dead ringer match” for BP’s Macondo — NOAA spokesman claims it may not be related to blowout

“They are incorrect. I have double-checked, and I am even more convinced after using the suggestions that BP made that this was the Macondo oil.” -Ed Overton … Read more >>

Oiled dead dolphin found near the end of March — NOAA: “Even though they have oil on them, it may not be the cause of death”

“We did not say that the dolphins have died because of the oil, just that they have come back with oil on them.” … Read more >>

NOAA ship kills three dolphins in Gulf — Lab analyzing carcasses

NOAA spokeswoman Connie Barclay said the pantropical spotted dolphins were caught Wednesday … Read more >>

March 21 NOAA meeting: “Shrimpers said they have pulled up nets full of oil”

Shrimpers in Biloxi also said that in places where shrimp have been plentiful, there are no shrimp now … Read more >>

NOAA stranding expert: Dolphin carcasses are washing up daily — “At least two on Tuesday in Louisiana”

Blair Mase, NOAA’s stranding coordinator for the Southeast … Read more >>

Now the turtles: 39 sea turtles found dead in past two weeks… just in Mississippi — “A sharp jump”

Sea turtle deaths up along Gulf, joining dolphin trend, MSNBC, March 29, 2011 … Read more >>

NOAA meeting: “I haven’t been in the water since July 10th — I woke up on July 11th spitting up blood”

NOAA gathers comments about oil spill damage, Panama City News Herald, March 17, 2011 … Read more >>

9 more dead dolphins found this week, Gulf total now 114 this year — NOAA has yet to send out ANY samples for testing

“It is surprising that it has been almost a full year since the spill and they still haven’t selected labs for this kind of work,” — Ruth Carmichael, a marine mammals specialist at the Dauphin Island Sea Lab … Read more >>

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 >>

NOAA Study: Massive plumes of aerosolized oil “likely posed a health threat” — Problems range from aggravated asthma to premature death

“These concentrations were high” – Joost de Gouw, a research scientist with NOAA’s Earth System Research Laboratory … Read more >>

Veterinarian who suggests measles-related illness may be causing ‘abortion storm’ in dolphins admits virus “is NOT known for causing infected animals to abort”

PLUS: NOAA’s excuse also questioned by head of the Sarasota Dolphin Research Program … Read more >>

Why NOAA’s reasons for baby dolphin deaths don’t make much sense

Cold Weather? Strandings? Red Tide? …

“Hustling” NOAA now in charge of investigating baby dolphin deaths — “Likely will take MONTHS”… remember Poland?

Baby dolphin deaths get feds’ attention, Sun Herald, February 24, 2011:

NOAA will give …

NOAA’s document-shredding chief assigned to Gulf of Mexico

Shredding report shows NOAA chief as obstructionist, Gloucester Times, February 21, 2011:

The remnants …

NOAA Chief now admits there’s oil on the seafloor… but claims agency has no funding to monitor it

Gulf floor fouled by bacterial oil feast, ScienceNews, February 20, 2011:

National Oceanic and …

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

The following reports are presented in response to the State of Louisiana’s latest press … Read more >>

NOAA claims ALL toxic water samples found in Gulf “were NOT from the BP Deepwater Horizon spill” — Blames natural seeps

NOAA report offers little local data on BP spill’s impact, Tri-Parish Times, February 2, … Read more >>

“Great damage” done to humans by oil disaster says director of NOAA-administered program

Panelists explore questions of oil spill, Red and Black (University of Georgia), January 28, … Read more >>

Dispute: Shrimper’s nets covered in liquid oil — Official says no, it’s gooey unweathered tar (VIDEO)

Oiled shrimp nets, WEAR ABC 3, January, 7 2011:

Patti [owner of Joe Patti’s …

“Junk Science”: Disappearing methane researchers are “manipulating data to gain media attention” says top attorney

JUNK SCIENCE: NOAA Claims “Gas-Gobbling” Bacteria Consumed Nearly All of the Estimated 200,000 Tons … Read more >>

Independent tests show seafood “samples exceeded more than twice the ‘tolerable daily intake’ based on the FDA’s average rates of consumption”

Law Firm Challenges Seafood Safety Claims, Best of New Orleans, December 6, 2010:

Stuart …

Not even a bloodhound’s nose could detect harmful hydrocarbons says toxicologist — NOAA and FDA “NOT using certified lab methods”

Law Firm Challenges Seafood Safety Claims, Best of New Orleans, December 6, 2010:

Toxicologist …

Feds now ignoring workers who report being sprayed by Corexit (VIDEOS)

Environmental Protection Agency?, Dahr Jamail, December 6, 2010:

Shirley and Don Tillman from Pass …

Before DOSS testing for Corexit dispersant “government scientists devein and shell shrimp”

Law Firm Challenges Seafood Safety Claims, Best of New Orleans, December 6, 2010:

In …

Feds reclose section of Gulf after shrimper catches tar balls

US closes shrimping near oil spill site, AFP, November 25, 2010:

US authorities have …

“Still in shock”: Alabama shrimpers find catch “coated in oil” at area open for fishing — Boat to be decontaminated (VIDEO)

Bon Secour Shrimpers Say Nets and Shrimp Covered With Oil, After Shrimping Trip Off … Read more >>

LSU professor: “I think that Dr. Overton comes across as being an industry shill”

“He has never said anything that was not in favor of what the industry was saying and continued to minimize the effects from day one about how bad this spill and its effects would be.” … Read more >>

LSU professor: Dispersed oil damages reproduction and may result in a “tipping point beyond which recovery is uncertain” — NOAA says gone within weeks

“Basic physiology suggests that dispersed oil will negatively impact the reproductive capabilities of a wide variety of animals” … Read more >>

“Absurd”: BP donated $23,000 to school system that hosted “oil spill lesson” — Officials deny link

BP’s spill lesson draws criticism, Houma Today, November 14, 2010:

When eighth-graders at Oaklawn …