Report: 300 sick in Orange Beach, AL area… Only 2,500 full time residents


Corexit and Crude Oil Still in Gulf A Year After BP Disaster, Linda Moulton Howe, March 30, 2011:

... DO  YOU THINK ALL OF THIS BOILS DOWN TO THE OBAMA ADMINISTRATION  KNOWS ABOUT YOUR DATA, BUT TAKES THE POSITION THAT IF 300 OR 500 PEOPLE ARE SICK, THAT IS DISPENSABLE WHEN THEY NEED THE MONEY FOR MILLIONS?

[Robin Young, Exec. Director, Guardians of the Gulf, Orange Beach, Alabama:] I would agree with everything you said except there are more than 300 or 500 people documented as sick up and down the coast. There’s a lot more. I have 300 in my tiny Orange Beach area where we only have 2,500 full time residents. The toxicologist came in and worked with me for two days and interviewed 15 of my worst cases. They were a variety of cleanup workers off the beach - some worked in the boat program here; some worked in businesses that are on the beach; and some were private residents. ...

Read the full interview here.

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