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Gulf Oil Spill Blood Tests Reveal Alarming Levels Of Toxic Chemicals In Residents

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posted on Jan, 23 2011 @ 05:04 PM
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Gulf Oil Spill Blood Tests Reveal Alarming Levels Of Toxic Chemicals In Residents


www.huffingtonpost.com

This month, the Louisiana Environmental Action Network released the blood test results from 12 Gulf residents between the ages of 10 and 66 that were taken in September, November, and December of 2010. According to Treehugger, these people consisted of cleanup workers, crabbers, and people living along the coast. The study consisted of six women, four men, and two boys, aged 10 and 11.

Four of the people had unusually high levels of benzene, which, according to the ISS, is a highly toxic chemical from crude oil. It has been linked to many health problems, including anemia, leukemia, irregul
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posted on Jan, 23 2011 @ 05:04 PM
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I dont know why they only tested 12 people but more needs to be done now that there is proof of this oil disaster on locals and animals...


this is the worst quote from the article..


Though promises have been made to reopen the health issues at the White House, Gulf residents remain waiting for it to be done


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posted on Jan, 23 2011 @ 05:08 PM
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This was posted already, at least a month ago.

Second.



posted on Jan, 23 2011 @ 05:15 PM
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reply to post by sbctinfantry
 


the Huffpost article is from today the other link to the Evaluation and testing was posted on Jan 5 2011..

link to where it was previously posted before posting please.



posted on Jan, 24 2011 @ 12:43 AM
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Alarming but not surprising. It is quite sad how the government and emergency response is more concerned about BP's reputation than the effected citizens and environment. intotheashes.imva.info...



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