Marine lab director imagines in 10-20 years gulf seafood will have same kind of warnings as mercury in Tuna


Excerpt from Fears Effects Of BP Oil Spill May Last Decades, Sky News, August 8, 2010:

[Dr George Crozier] director of the Dauphin Island Sea Lab is worried about the potential build up of some chemical compounds in the food chain.

[He] is particularly concerned about polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons... "If we do see over the years fish accumulating PAH, it will almost certainly be attributable to Deepwater Horizon... I can imagine 10 or 20 years from now there will be the same kind of health warnings about say, grouper or snapper from the centre of the Gulf, that apply to tuna from all over the world, for mercury."

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