An investigation by an Al Jazeera online correspondent has found a growing number of toxic illnesses linked to BP oil dispersants along the Gulf coast. Dahr Jamail, author of the special report, told Al Jazeera why BP took such measures.
Monthly Archives: October 2010
By Dahr Jamail | Published: October 27, 2010
By Dahr JamailAl-Jazeera | Published: October 27, 2010
Two-year-old Gavin Tillman of Pass Christian, Mississippi, has been diagnosed with severe upper respiratory, sinus, and viral infections. His temperature has reached more than 39 degrees since September 15, yet his sicknesses continues to worsen. His parents, some doctors, and environmental consultants believe the child’s ailments are linked to exposure to chemicals spilt by BP [...]