Gulf Seafood Deformities Raise Questions Among Scientists — Eyeless shrimp, lesioned fish and other mutated and underdeveloped marine life

Title: Gulf Seafood Deformities Raise Questions Among Scientists And FishermanSource: Huffington PostAuthor: James GerkenDate: … Read more >>

Deformed single-celled animals and plants found in oily sediment from Gulf — Other toxic effects observed near Desoto Canyon

Scientists discover ‘blizzard’ silting oil on bottom of Gulf, Sarasota Herald Tribune by Kate … 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 >>

“Most Concerning”: Chrysene found in waters off Perdido Key, Florida — Effects include “increased risk of cancer, chromosomal aberrations, genetic damage”

Chrysene Found in Water Near Beach at Perdido Key, Florida, via Michelle Nix and … Read more >>

NEW STUDY: Warmer Water + Corexit/Oil = Massive Increase in DNA-Mutating, Cancer-Causing Enzyme

FOSL Summary: If exposed to a mixture of crude oil and Corexit 9500, an … Read more >>

BP’s weathered oil “is MORE toxic” than that of fresh crude warns toxicologist — Chrysene and benzo[b]fluoranthene predominate (VIDEO)

“He warns of the grave health risks tied to the later stages of an oil spill, when we see things like tar balls and weathered crude floating on the surface.” … Read more >>

Recent tests “using human cell lines, show that dispersants cause cell death and DNA damage” says university director

“Linked to cancer and reproductive problems.” …

NSF-funded workgroup: “Storms are likely to resurrect the oil that is currently hidden from sight” — “Much oil persists” nearshore

MORE: “Effects include tissue damage that affects organ function, damage to the DNA that makes up the genetic code, disruption of hormone functions or decreased growth or hatching success of embryos.” … Read more >>

Fed-sponsored research team now analyzing if Corexit caused “molecular evidence of genetic damage” — i.e. Mutations

“The research is funded jointly by NOAA’s Office of Ocean Exploration and Research and the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation, and Enforcement” … Read more >>

Cancer specialist: Endocrine disruptors, mutagens in Gulf are “900 lb gorilla in the room” (VIDEO)

Curbside Consult, Gulf Oil Spill Health Hazards, Dr. Michael Harbut, Professor of Medicine, Wayne … Read more >>

Microbiologist researching “fish with mutated gills or mutated fins” via changes to DNA from oil; Mutations can be inherited and permanent — What about microbes? (VIDEO)

National Geographic oil spill special features USF Scientist, ABC 10 Tampa, September 28, 2010:

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Plumes of Corexit/oil mix causing microorganisms to have “mutant DNA” that can be “passed on” says USF researcher appearing tomorrow on National Geographic

USF research included in TV special on Gulf spill, Tampa Tribune, September 27, 2010:

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Oil caused fish to grow an “extra fin” or other “rare mutations” says chemist who worked for NOAA during the Exxon Valdez

Deepwater Horizon: After the oil,, September 1, 2010:


Rare mutations that caused …

Scientist worries about damage to “SPERM and EGG CELLS” of cleanup workers from past oil disaster

Oil-cleanup workers may face lung trouble, CNN, August 23, 2010:

The study, which appears …

New Medical Study: Fisherman who cleaned up oil are suffering from “CHROMOSOMAL ALTERATIONS”

Spanish oil spill workers suffered chromosome damage: study, Agence France Presse, August 24, 2010:

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NOAA admits “toxic” oil could cause “GENETIC PROBLEMS even at LOW concentrations”

According to the AP, the chief fisheries scientist at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric … Read more >>

OIL IS RADIOACTIVE — Geiger counters made to find crude deposits says History Channel (VIDEO)

Ace in the Hole, History Channel: Pawn Stars, Premiered August 16, 2010:

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AMERICAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION: BIO-ACCUMULATION of chemicals that MUTATE GENETIC MATERIAL will continue for years in Gulf oysters, shrimp and crab

Health Effects of the Gulf Oil Spill, Journal of the American Medical Association, August … Read more >>

Gulf chemists, biologists searching for “DNA mutations” caused by oil

Tech scientists hold nothing back in battling effects of Gulf spill, Lubbock Avalanche-Journal (Texas), … Read more >>