Read the Beforeitsnews.com story here. Advertise at Before It's News here.
Profile image
By jackloel (Reporter)
Contributor profile | More stories
Story Views
Now:
Last hour:
Last 24 hours:
Total:

Louisiana residents report oil-spill related illnesses

% of readers think this story is Fact. Add your two cents.


Louisiana residents report oil-spill related illnesses

“These fishermen are going to be sick for the rest of their lives because of their exposure to these chemicals,”

 

By Andre Damon and C.W. Rogers in Louisiana
21 June 2010  WSWS

Two months since the start of the Gulf Coast oil spill, residents, fishermen and experts throughout the Gulf of Mexico are reporting respiratory problems and other illnesses attributable to oil contamination.

“We’re getting sick down here. People are losing their voices; our noses are running and our eyes are crying all the time,” said Dean Blanchard, operator of a Grand Isle, Louisiana-based shrimp distribution company. “I went down to Bourbon Street in New Orleans and the urine on the cement smelled better than the air does down here.”

Dr. Michael Kotler, director of Plaquemines Medical Center near Venice, Louisiana, said his clinic has treated numerous cases of people getting sick from spill-related chemical exposure. The clinic handles those cases that the US Health Service and a private medical contractor employed by BP are not prepared to handle, said Dr. Kotler. 

www.wsws.org/articles/2010/jun2010/bphe-j21.shtml

Click Above to Read the full article



Before It’s News® is a community of individuals who report on what’s going on around them, from all around the world.

Anyone can join.
Anyone can contribute.
Anyone can become informed about their world.

"United We Stand" Click Here To Create Your Personal Citizen Journalist Account Today, Be Sure To Invite Your Friends.

Please Help Support BeforeitsNews by trying our Natural Health Products below!


Order by Phone at 888-809-8385 or online at https://mitocopper.com M - F 9am to 5pm EST

Order by Phone at 888-388-7003 or online at https://www.herbanomic.com M - F 9am to 5pm EST

Order by Phone at 888-388-7003 or online at https://www.herbanomics.com M - F 9am to 5pm EST


Humic & Fulvic Trace Minerals Complex - Nature's most important supplement! Vivid Dreams again!

HNEX HydroNano EXtracellular Water - Improve immune system health and reduce inflammation

Ultimate Clinical Potency Curcumin - Natural pain relief, reduce inflammation and so much more.

MitoCopper - Bioavailable Copper destroys pathogens and gives you more energy. (See Blood Video)
Oxy Powder - Natural Colon Cleanser!  Cleans out toxic buildup with oxygen! 
Nascent Iodine - Promotes detoxification, mental focus and thyroid health.
Smart Meter Cover -  Reduces Smart Meter radiation by 96%!  (See Video)

Immusist Beverage Concentrate - Proprietary blend, formulated to reduce inflammation while hydrating and oxygenating the cells.

Report abuse
Loading...

    Comments

    Your Comments
    Question   Razz  Sad   Evil  Exclaim  Smile  Redface  Biggrin  Surprised  Eek   Confused   Cool  LOL   Mad   Twisted  Rolleyes   Wink  Idea  Arrow  Neutral  Cry   Mr. Green

    Total 1 comment
    • MEC

      I am glad that scientists are weighing in with their knowledge. beforeitsnews.com/news/82/080/URGENT_BP_Spill_-_Volcanic_Tsunami_And_Poison_Gas_Alert_video.html The delay in BP oil blowout evacuations is going to be a question, after the catastrophes actuate. The only piece of evidence that is now needed, is a determination of how old is the oil. Certainly, if the oil is 50 to a 100 years old, then the assumption of “peaking oil”, and “fossil fuels”, will be debunked. It is a “hot potato”, that promises to bring into question, as to why there are worldwide high costs in energy, when there are unlimited resources available. Also, the different monied concerns, who have promoted oil energy, (for the last 100 yrs.), and suppressed the physics of Mr. Tesla, which provided for “free radiant energy”, and is in use in many classified applications, was denied the World, in toto. beforeitsnews.com/news/73/652/Illuminatis_Biggest_Crime_Suppressing_Tesla_Technology.html Surely, it would be better to draw energy freely, with Mr. Tesla’s machines and ideas, than to finally end up, poisoining half the United States population, and throwing Europe into the night of perpetual winter. Truly, Mr. Tesla’s car ran on a radiant free energy device, and the United States Government, and the powers behind the USA banking houses suppressed the foreward progress of mankind, in the best use of our knowledge and resourses.
      Respectfully submitted, Mark Emerson Cline, Stilwell, OK, USA

    MOST RECENT
    Load more ...

    SignUp

    Login

    Newsletter

    Email this story
    Email this story

    If you really want to ban this commenter, please write down the reason:

    If you really want to disable all recommended stories, click on OK button. After that, you will be redirect to your options page.