Paper: Cranes sprayed huge clouds of dispersant — Mist went up to 100 miles inland

We need answers about dispersants used on BP spill, The Advertiser (Lafayette), March 31, 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 >>

NASA oil spill scientist: “I know there were clouds filled with hydrocarbons” — Discusses “Gulf Coast Health Syndrome”

Excerpts from Jerry Cope’s interview with Ira Leifer, Ph.D, the Chief Mission Coordinating Scientist on the NASA remote sensing mission to the BP oil spill in the Gulf Of Mexico … Read more >>

100,000′s having symptoms from oil disaster — Could be just the tip of the iceberg says physician (VIDEO)

“We’re talking about entire population of the Gulf Coast states and maybe spreading further into the United States.” – Dr. Rodney Soto, MD … Read more >>

“OIL RAIN” CONFIRMED by NASA chief mission scientist: Clouds from Gulf did “RAIN OIL” on land (VIDEO)

“Leifer thinks this oil rain is an unprecedented oil spill phenomenon – a combination of the Gulf’s high humidity and the columns of thick smoke from burning oil.” … Read more >>

Concentration of PAHs in lagoon’s soil has tripled since August

Sampling Revisit of Southeast Pass, Lower Mississippi River Keeper, February 14, 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 >>

Chemist: Dispersant was found in self-contained fish pond 1/2 mile from Alabama coast; All fish died — Owner drained, restocked pond and second batch of fish died

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

Shock: World’s deadliest shark found 140 miles inland from Gulf — “I didn’t know what the heck was going on any more” says official

Heart of Louisiana: Atchafalaya Basin’s Killer Catch, FOX 8 New Orleans, February 7, 2011:

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Dolphins living in back bays of Orange Beach that are still “contaminated with oil” — BP has yet to even survey area… “Zero feedback” says Mayor (VIDEO)

BP resisting clean-up on back bays?, WALA, January 27, 2011:

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Liquid crude oozing from just below the surface — Storm will take oil “far inland” says official (VIDEO)

Nungesser explodes at lack of BP cleanup, WWL TV, January 7, 2011:

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“Could we all be at risk?” asks local Florida news station — Medical doctor has patients testing in 95th percentile for oil spill-associated chemicals (VIDEOS)

Doctor: “I’m more concerned about the long term health effects. Nobody talks about it, nobody’s even thinking of that 5,10,15, 20 years from now that we’re going to see–cancer” … Read more >>

“A huge number of people on the coast were exposed to this aerosol” of oil and Corexit says chemist

“Coastal residents not involved in the cleanup have also been sickened by the oil and dispersants” … Read more >>

Excerpt from article at heart of NOAA controversy: “Concerns include the potential for dispersants to mutate into new chemical forms” …More

… “and to evaporate and fall back to earth as rain.” … 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 >>

Chemist: Chemicals from dispersed oil “coming down as rain”

“The dispersants are being added to the water and are causing chemical compounds to become water soluble” … Read more >>

Not just the coast to be affected: “It is going to keep going further and further in” (VIDEO)

Pointe-Au-Chien still struggling with impact from oil, WWL-TV, October 21, 2010:

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Still days when you can smell oil, even in downtown Mobile — 30 miles north of the Gulf

Six month anniversary of the BP oil disaster, Press-Register (by Mobile Baykeeper), October 20, … 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 >>

“Contaminated”: USF Researcher finds BP’s oil covering entire beach & indicates dispersant in coastal lake — Apologizes to public for listening to officials that this part of Florida was OK

USF researchers: Ultraviolet tests show ‘contaminated’ beach, Walton Sun, October 15, 2010:

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Local officials admit finding Corexit ingredient in INLAND samples during “recent” testing

Oil dispersant subject of Orange Beach tests; chemist says he found Corexit, Press-Register, October … Read more >>

“They’re still spraying dispersant” on “big pockets of oil” thinks chemist who tested inland waters

Oil dispersant subject of Orange Beach tests; chemist says he found Corexit, Press-Register, October … Read more >>

BP cleanup supervisor told neighbors that only HAZMAT crews would be allowed back into areas hit by storm (VIDEO)

PS2 Supervisor Recounts Conversation Between BP officials at Green Acres Command Center, Jerry Cope … Read more >>

On Fox 8: Tests of rainwater showed “aluminum, magnesium, chloride, copper, nickel… things you shouldn’t find” (VIDEO)

People question whether coast really is clear, Fox 8 New Orleans, October 11, 2010 … Read more >>

Internal organs of dead bird were 2.3% Petroleum Hydrocarbons (Lab Results)

“Dead Bird Island” Testing Results, Lower Mississippi Riverkeeper (Wilma Subra, Chemist), September 28, 2010:

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Corexit being used “as we speak” — “Sprayed directly into inland waters” (VIDEO)

Toxicologist Dr. Riki Ott Interview, Ring of Fire Radio (Mike Papanatonio, Esq.), September 25, … Read more >>

Officials: “Lots of oil still coming ashore” INLAND, “Seems the more we pick up the more there is” — It “isn’t going away”

Plaquemines officials: Lots of oil still coming ashore, WWL Radio, September 23, 2010:


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INLAND: Diver discovers 30,000 square foot patch of submerged oil in PENSACOLA BAY

Oil lingering in waters off Alabama, Mississippi and Florida beaches, Press-Register (Ben Raines), September … Read more >>

FDA, State say CATTLE from islands along the SE Louisiana coast can’t be sold before 6 months of grazing and extensive testing (VIDEO)

Spill into Washington, Kindra Arnesen, September 5, 2010:

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New reports of ACID RAIN “further INLAND” from Gulf; “Not a big surprise” says reporter — Dispersants can “also be carried inland”

Includes excerpts from a segment by National Geographic released earlier this month. See: TOXIC … Read more >>