Category: Gulf Oil Catastrophe

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Six Years Later, Worried Gulf Residents to Hold Online Town Hall on BP Spill Health Impacts

Published on Truthout, 19 April 2016. BP’s catastrophic oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico in 2010 left untold numbers of people sick, and many remain ill. Residents from six states are holding a live-streamed town hall to bring attention to their concerns about the ongoing human health impacts of BP’s disaster. Read the full

Scientists and Doctors Sound Alarm Over Health Dangers of Oil Spill Dispersants

Published on Truthout, 20 January 2015. While the EPA has proposed changes to its standards governing the use of toxic chemical dispersants during oil spills, like those used during BP’s Gulf of Mexico disaster, several scientists said the agency has not gone far enough in protecting people, wildlife and the environment. Continue reading the full