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"The fishermen have never seen anything like this..." Gulf seafood deformities alarm scientists

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posted on Apr, 21 2012 @ 05:49 PM
reply to post by AuranVector

Parts of our government approved the dispersant for that use. I know someone who works at a sewer treatment facility in Arizona. I was told that it is critical that they not use more than about a gallon for a million gallons of sewer, and the less the better Even though their waste water enters a big river slowly so it evens out the dispersant over a thousand times more water, it is crucial to keep it's use low. BP used too much of the dispersant, they didn't break a law either. Look at who approved the dispersant for oil leaks where so much was used. Look at who said it was safe in the first place.

posted on Apr, 22 2012 @ 10:11 AM
reply to post by rickymouse

We put men in a position of doing there jobs that are not heard when the right choice is there to be made.. the little guy remembers his education.. Those that have to much, ( In this case ) go with the profits to be made.

I'm certain their stock pile of food is fresh for them... (PTB) for those that are not stupid in this case anyway.
The outcome was obvious to them... not so much for the rest of us/those that are not aware.

Meanwhile... I trust everyone looks closer at what they eat....

Wildlife has no choice.

We depend on our Oceans for 60-80 percent of our food source...
Our food source depends on 100% of their life on it..

My math could be off a few percent..



posted on Apr, 22 2012 @ 09:05 PM
I knew something like this would happen after the spill, and I want to throw up. Or cry.

I've lived most of my life on the beaches of the Gulf. I could live off fish. I seriously can't even watch the video right now... if this is just what they're seeing now...

Tumors? No eyes?

Who knows if our Gulf can ever recover...


thanks for the info OP
edit on 22-4-2012 by girlwithkaleidoscope3eyes because: (no reason given)

posted on Apr, 23 2012 @ 01:27 PM
Another report, sad that even 14 billion dollars can't effectively return the health of the sea creatures and their food chain. I can't help but suspect what seafood is slipping thru to the markets either. You know someone is deciding money is more important than guaranteed quality.

posted on Apr, 27 2012 @ 01:17 PM

Originally posted by FenderWolf

Originally posted by proob4
I don't know what is worse. The deformities or the government denial?

.. The peoples lack of motivation..


posted on Apr, 28 2012 @ 07:58 AM

Originally posted by DragonFire1024

Originally posted by loam
I think it's very spooky you can pull up 400 pounds of deformed shrimp in one catch!

Really? Do you not understand exactly how much oil went into the Gulf AND the Atlantic Ocean? This was the biggest man made disaster on the face of the earth. The Gulf is done. The effects of what happened will only start to be seen visually. What happened there started a chain reaction that WE can't stop. The only thing that can be done now is hope mother nature can fix what they broke. The chemicals involved in the "cleanup" didn't do any good either. Wait until all that sunken oil resurfaces. It's not a matter of if, but when...and where.

The chemicals didn't do any good either? Do you like understatements or what?

The chemicals are exactly what is causing all these genetic deformities. I would have much preferred they simply let the oil volcano spew all the oil it wants, even if BP and the federal government of the usa and the uk WERE TOO CHEAP to do a proper cleanup.

Crude oil is 100% natural! Corexit is not! Natural things are much easier to deal with then synthetic things. So please BP forget about your public image and LET all the oil spew up to the surface and choke all the life. At least it will be a temporary problem versus a greatly exaggerated, near perpetual problem of tampering with nature.

This is exactly what happens when heavy industry is not nationalised. The government could not care less about profits, because they lynch the tax payer to death and if all else fails they simply borrow more and more. I would much rather raise the debt ceiling on cleanup then start wars across the globe for BS reasons.

The conservative who plays wall street should feel extremely embarrased. We need socialism more than ever before.
While you are at it, please erase the fed and make the national treasury the defacto lender. The cancer called capitalism needs to die before we destroy our only planet. At the very least we need a mixed economy!!!

posted on Apr, 28 2012 @ 08:28 AM
I think the biggest problem is and I wish I could find it, is that wasn't corexit supposed to be used only on the surface to break up the oil and not be used below? Just did a quick search on the net and couldn't find anything that says how to properly use this stuff.

posted on Apr, 28 2012 @ 08:49 AM

Originally posted by Chance321
I think the biggest problem is and I wish I could find it, is that wasn't corexit supposed to be used only on the surface to break up the oil and not be used below? Just did a quick search on the net and couldn't find anything that says how to properly use this stuff.

You are not supposed to use corexit OR ANY DISPERSANT! It disperses the oil rather than collect it, which is exactly what should not be done. I do NOT care about crude oil because the tides and winds would eventually make all that stuff gather up in one place and it would be easy to collect.

Corexit is the real disaster here, NOT the oil volcano! Why is this hard for people to comprehend

edit on 4/28/2012 by EarthCitizen07 because: (no reason given)

posted on Apr, 28 2012 @ 09:11 AM
If anything they should develop some non-toxic oil congealing agents to help thicken the already thick crude oil. It would make collection even easier. Then oil skimmers can go to work by playing with tides, winds, patience.

Sure it takes a lot of time, money and effort and that is why the oil industry must be nationalised. Government does'nt care about profit and it should'nt. If the government works for the people, as it should, then people should have no major quarrels with paying for such services. The problem is we waste too much money elsewhere where it does NOT count and end up bankrupt for when we truely need it!

It is not rocket science......just common sense...if it exists anymore.

posted on Apr, 28 2012 @ 11:16 PM
reply to post by kosmicjack

I found your post to be bigoted and stereotypical. Visit the South and you will see we are not all dumb uneducated hicks.

Just keep on believing that we are...

posted on Apr, 28 2012 @ 11:19 PM
Not to sidetrack but I did actually calculate the size of the gulf spill:

It is a huge disaster and still continues to be to this day.

posted on Apr, 28 2012 @ 11:56 PM

Originally posted by loam
I think you'd have to be nuts to still consider eating Gulf seafood.
while I generally agree with the sentiment, and do not trust the Government to know it's head from it's buttox, I wouldn't freak out this far. First off, sea life has always been more susceptible to chemicals and whatnot than land animals have ever been. Therefore levels that can deform a shrimp, pound for pound, isn't necessarily going to cause a mutation in me and mine.

Still, what a gamble.

posted on May, 1 2012 @ 04:43 AM
reply to post by loam

It just goes to show that we are destroying our mother planet Earth. I wonder sometimes what this planet will look like 50 years from now

posted on Sep, 26 2012 @ 06:55 PM
reply to post by loam

So sad.

I used to fish in the gulf. Guess that's one less place to fish.

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