Monthly Archives: March 2011

Gulf Spill Sickness Wrecking Lives

Nearly a year after the oil disaster began, Gulf Coast residents are sick, and dying from BP’s toxic chemicals. “I have critically high levels of chemicals in my body,” 33-year-old Steven Aguinaga of Hazlehurst, Mississippi told Al Jazeera. “Yesterday I went to see another doctor to get my blood test results and the nurse said […]

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Climate change ‘number one issue’

Levies have been breached by severe flooding from intensified storms linked to climate change [Erika Blumenfeld/AJE] El Salvador is “already” facing wild weather, the country’s environment minister tells Al Jazeera. San Salvador – “We have a very clear position,” El Salvador’s Minister of Environment, Herman Chavez, told Al Jazeera at his office in San Salvador, […]

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Lawsuit Filed Against BP Compensation Czar

TAMPA, Florida – A first-of-its-kind lawsuit alleging gross negligence and fraud has been filed in a Florida state court against Kenneth Feinberg, the administrator of the 20-billion-dollar compensation fund for victims of BP’s Gulf oil spill, and the Gulf Coast Claims Facility (GCCF). Attorney Brian Donovan of the Donovan Law Group from Tampa filed the […]

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