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(AP) – Report: Toxins found in whales bode ill for humans
Sperm whales feeding even in the most remote reaches of Earth’s oceans have built up stunningly high levels of toxic and heavy metals, according to American scientists who say the findings spell danger not only for marine life but for the millions of humans who depend on seafood. Read More Here
(Yahoo) – BP bets on Kevin Costner’s oil cleaning machine – Read More Here
(HuffingtonPost) – Gulf Oil Gusher: Danger of Tsunamis From Methane?
A new and less well known asymmetric threat has surfaced in the Gulf of Mexico oil gusher. Methane or CH4 gas is being released in vast quantities in the Gulf waters. Seismic data shows huge pools of methane gas at the location immediately below and around the damaged “Macondo” oil well. Read More Here
(CNN) – Video: First Amendment Has been Suspended
As BP makes its latest attempt to plug its gushing oil well, news photographers are complaining that their efforts to document the slow-motion disaster in the Gulf of Mexico are being thwarted by local and federal officials—working with BP—who are blocking access to the sites where the effects of the spill are most visible. View Video Here
(Reuters) – Oil invades more wetlands as surf pounds Gulf coast
Tropical storm Alex slowed oil spill clean-up and containment work in the Gulf of Mexico and drove more petroleum into fragile Gulf wetlands and beaches on Thursday, with any permanent fix to BP Plc’s ruptured deep-sea well still several weeks away. Read More Here
(AP) – Video: FEMA Trailers in Gulf Can ‘Hurt Innocent People’
Media reports reveal the FEMA trailers used to house people following hurricane Katrina are reportedly making a second appearance in Louisiana. High levels of formaldehyde were found in some of the trailers and linked to possible health risks.