Monthly Archives: November 2010

Illness Plagues Gulf Residents in BP’s Aftermath

Increasing numbers of U.S. Gulf Coast residents attribute ongoing sicknesses to BP’s oil disaster and use of toxic dispersants. “Now I have a bruising rash all around my stomach,” Denise Rednour of Long Beach, Mississippi told IPS. “This looks like bleeding under the skin.” Rednour lives near the coast and has been walking on the […]

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BP blamed for toxification

James Miller, a commercial shrimper, lifelong fisherman in Mississippi and former BP oil response worker, is horribly sick. “I’ve been vomiting, my head feels like it’s going to explode, diarrhoea, and I keep passing out,” Miller, who worked in BP’s so-called Vessels of Opportunity (VOO) oil response programme, said from his bed at Biloxi Regional […]

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Is the Gulf of Mexico safe?

Gulf Coast residents, fishermen, seafood distributors, and scientists believe that living on the coast and eating seafood from the Gulf has become hazardous to their health. In response to their oil disaster last summer that released at least 4.9 million barrels of oil into the Gulf of Mexico, BP admitted to using at least 1.9 […]

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Providence: Remember Fallujah

This event will consist of a panel of experts and eye-witnesses speaking on the human costs of the US led occupation of Iraq on the city of¬†Fallujah. Speakers Dahr Jamail (Award winning independant journalist) Dr. Dahlia Wasfi (Iraqi-American physitian and author) Ross Caputi (Iraq veteran and participant in the 2nd Assault of Fallujah) Dr. Muhamad […]

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