Category Archives: Toxic Exposures

Furious Growth and Cost Cuts Led To BP Accidents Past and Present

A ProPublica and PBS FRONTLINE investigation. “The Spill [1],” a PBS FRONTLINE documentary drawn from this reporting, airs tonight. Check local listings. Jeanne Pascal turned on her TV April 21 to see a towering spindle of black smoke slithering into … Continue reading

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America’s Gulf: A Toxic Crime Scene

by Stephen Lendman at the Dissident Voice On August 4, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), a Department of Commerce agency, reported that: The vast majority of the oil from the BP oil spill has either evaporated or been … Continue reading

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Scientists Deeply Concerned About BP Disaster Long Term Impact

Dahr Jamail August 2nd, 2010 | Inter Press Service GULFPORT, United States – Contrary to recent media reports of a quick recovery in the Gulf of Mexico, scientists and biologists are “deeply concerned” about impacts that will likely span “several decades.” “My … Continue reading

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BP — not U.S. governement — is measuring oil spill carcinogens

Bryant Furlow at Epinews BP’s Deepwater Horizon oil spill is the largest toxic pollution site in U.S. history, but federal agencies are not measuring carcinogen levels in the resulting oil slicks, employees of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and … Continue reading

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Wackenhut, G4S Security hired by BP to guard beaches

Alabama State Troopers Moonlighting as BP Security Guards At the Liberty Blog Read their continuing coverage here WMR’s sources on the Gulf coast report that BP Security personnel are being augmented by off-duty Alabama state troopers and G4S Wackenhut private … Continue reading

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BP accused of killing endangered sea turtles in cleanup operation

Environmentalists press Obama administration to put a halt to BP’s ‘burn fields’ to dispose of oil from the Gulf spill Suzanne Goldenberg, US environment correspondent Guardian Co.UK Endangered sea turtles and other marine creatures are being corralled into 500 square-mile … Continue reading

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U.S. fears BP cleanup workers imperiled

Federal regulators complained in an internal memo about “significant deficiencies” in BP’s handling of the safety of oil-spill workers and asked the Coast Guard to help pressure the company to address a litany of concerns. By Marisa Taylor and Erika … Continue reading

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