More shrimpers report "body rashes, diarrhea and other ailments"


Oil-spill protesters converge on Grand Isle, Houma Courier, November 21, 2010:

The rally also focused on health problems that still persist with speakers describing children and adults with skin infections, respiratory illnesses and chronic headaches.

One shrimping couple, who asked not to be identified, said they’ve had body rashes, diarrhea and other ailments. Though BP officials, like Utsler, continue to say dispersants were only sprayed during the day and offshore, the couple said they’ve seen the chemical used at night in Leeville.

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