BP must compensate residents and boat crews harmed by Corexit, a new lawsuit claims

BP hit by health claims over Gulf of Mexico clean-up, Telegraph, March 31, 2011 … Read more >>

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 >>

Dispersants harmed Gulf residents and cleanup crews, lawyers say — Diseases can appear months or years later

Bloomberg, March 30, 2011 at 4:31 pm EDT … Read more >>

Physician on Corexit: Ethylene glycol is antifreeze, Methanol is wood alcohol — 10 CCs blinds you, 30 CCs kills you

Louisiana doctor suspects patients’ ill health caused by spill, WWL, March 22, 2011 at 9:13 am EDT … Read more >>

Air Force gives special award to unit for spraying Corexit — “It’s something that just doesn’t happen” says spokesman

910th Airlift Wing receives Air Force award, Tribune Chronicle (Warren, OH), March 6, 2011: 

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Cold or HOT water could be to blame for ‘abortion storm’ says leading newspaper reporting on dolphin deaths — Calls Corexit “nontoxic”

Dolphin mystery just one piece of oil-spill puzzle, Sun Herald, March 5, 2011:

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Dispersed oil “everywhere” on Pensacola Beach — Not where is the oil… BUT WHERE IS IT NOT (VIDEO)

Surfrider Foundation: BP Oil Disaster UV Testing Program, bluemountainsurfer, February 28, 2011:

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“We’re still in for major impacts” — Not safe to eat, drink, fish or walk around (VIDEO)

This is the largest single environmental disaster in the world says chemist who analyzed Corexit for Exxon/Mobil … Read more >>

Cleanup worker “directly sprayed” multiple times with Corexit, family swam in water — Now many health problems (VIDEO)

In Discussion with David Gibbons, February 25, 2011:

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Researcher on Corexit: “I have heard that ammonium sulfate was added to the dispersant” — Product of sulfuric acid and ammonia

Live @ AAAS – Samantha Joye on BP Oilspill Impact (Transcript), Science Mag, February … Read more >>

Research Tests: Corexit is reponsible for most volatile compounds that cleanup workers were exposed to — “Very interesting” (VIDEO)

Toxic Tide – Discovering the Health Effects of the Deepwater Disaster, Part 2, Living … Read more >>

Florida officials restart testing for Corexit and hydrocarbons after taking the last 6 months off

Surfriders team up with researchers as DEP resumes testing for oil, dispersants, Walton Sun, … Read more >>

Reporter: “Ninety percent of the oil from the spill hasn’t even made it to the top” — “In no way is this over”

Journalist discusses BP oil spill, Gulf aftermath, Charleston Gazette, February 17, 2011:

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Louisiana Official: Up to 4 million gallons of dispersants have been used in Gulf as of Feb. 1


Riki Ott: Dispersants and genetically engineered bacteria are still in use — “We need cease & desist orders across the Gulf” (VIDEO)

Why are so many people in the Gulf region getting sick?, Your Call with … Read more >>

Recent testing finds tar balls contain 93% Corexit and watery goop, only 7% oil says chemist

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

LSU doctor concerned that Corexit chemical reaction to bring about ‘fetal alcohol syndrome’ in pregnant women (VIDEO)

Benzene not limited to crude exposure, Fox 8 New Orleans, February 7, 2011:

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Column: Corexit 9500 is most obvious suspect in recent massive animal deaths

Column: Media cover-up, fishy sources in abnormal incidents after oil spill, Channels Online (Santa … Read more >>

“They’re finding all kind of freakin’ dispersant in the water” says fisherman

For bayou Indians, spill threatens a way of life, Associated Press, January 31, 2011:

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Joye: “Dispersant does not appear to break down, contrary to what most people thought” (VIDEO)

Dispersant Question at UGA Oil Spill Symposium, SpiritOfTheGulf, January 25, 2011:

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100s of large containers of “discontinued” Corexit 9527A found near Houston (VIDEO)

“COREXIT 9527 was used earlier during the spill, but it was discontinued because it was considered too toxic.” … Read more >>

Scan of Senator A.G. Crowe’s original letter to Pres. Obama — “Toxicity level may INCREASE with time” (4 PAGES)

Spill Commission Concludes Dispersants Are an Acceptable ‘Tradeoff’, Jerry Cope, January 26, 2011:

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‘First’ Dispersant Study Funded by Feds: The Corexit “did NOT degrade”… “It didn’t go away” — May not have even broken up the oil

News Release : First Study of Dispersants in Gulf Spill Suggests a Prolonged Deepwater … 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 >>

Biocide: Corexit prevents microbes from digesting the oil says official

Louisiana State Senator A.G. Crowe’s January 16, 2011 letter: 

Government officials stated over and …

ALERT: Louisiana Senator concerned that Corexit “is still being used”

Via Mac Mackenzie:

I emailed the Senator to confirm he wrote the letter and … Read more >>

Family describes being sprayed with Corexit (VIDEOS)

Mississippi Family Sprayed with Corexit and 11 Year Old Boy Tests Postive for Chemical … Read more >>

Top official reveals that dispersed oil will be in Gulf “longer than anyone here will be alive” according to LSU scientists

Barham says generations could feel effects of Gulf oil spill, News Star, January 19, … Read more >>

Thick patches of floating brown foam washing up all over Gulf — Previously tested positive for “oil and dispersants” (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

Long Beach MS: “A water sample taken in an area covered in THICK, BROWN FOAM, contained propylene glycol, one of the confirmed ingredients of Corexit 9500.” … Read more >>