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Arsenic levels rise in seawaters around the Gulf of Mexico

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posted on Jul, 5 2010 @ 11:30 PM
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The list of Toxicities is starting to climb in the Gulf . Researchers published a study which found oil stops the ocean's natural filtering process of arsenic.


They said the arsenic then gets “magnified” up the food chain, as fish eat small amounts of the deadly poison and may eventually impact humans, researchers said.


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posted on Jul, 6 2010 @ 03:50 AM
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Very scary stuff, makes me worry when you hear scientists say they dont know a great deal when it comes to the effects on the environment.
Due to never being allowed into the areas of spills to test and learn.



posted on Jul, 6 2010 @ 09:23 AM
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This is scary stuff, they have closed off further areas now.



The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration meanwhile expanded the area closed to fishing in the Gulf beyond the current northwestern boundary off Louisiana, bringing to the closure to 210,258 square kilometres or 33.5 per cent of the Gulf's federal waters.


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