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Gulf Residents Test Positive For Oil In Blood

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posted on Sep, 6 2010 @ 07:33 PM
Gulf Residents Test Positive For Oil In Blood

Note upfront that these test results are from ordinary residents of the 4 gulf states and are not cleanup workers.

Grand Isle – Several gulf residents have tested positive for oil in their blood as documented by Matt Smith and Heather Rally on the Intel Hub Radio Show last Thursday. Further testing is currently being preformed to find out if the chemical dispersant Corexit, made by Nalco, has entered the bloodstreams of gulf coast residents.

MATT SMITH: Everyone is getting sick, people are going to keep getting sick... from how the oil is getting aerosolized, becoming an aerosol, especially with storms and rain. ... Help from Michelle Nix, Gulf Coast Volunteers and Sassafras. ... We've had it analyzed from three different sources.

RALLY: Testing is the only thing that will prove concretely that they are being exposed... Problems may occur now or in 20 years... Cancer does take time to develop... Testing is a huge priority for us because these people need proof.

Blood test results found here:

From the Gulf Stream to the Bloodstream and Why What You’re About To Read Is The Alarm Bell of The Pending Gulf Disaster

Several volatile hydrocarbons found in crude oil have been detected in the blood of several residents from Orange Beach, AL. Among the hydrocarbons tested, ethylbenzene, xylene, hexane were detected at abnormally high levels. The individuals tested were not directly involved in BP’s clean-up operations, nor had they been exposed to any industrial environment where the presence of these compounds would be of concern. Due to these circumstances, it can be deduced that residents living near the Gulf of Mexico shoreline are at exposure risk.

[edit on 6/9/2010 by Iamonlyhuman]

posted on Sep, 6 2010 @ 08:22 PM
well I think it's gonna be hard as ****
trying to prove you didn't go swimming
in the crude after seeing some of those pics
I saw. I saw one guy with a swim mask
and a snorkel swimming in the crude.
If you are that stupid, then you deserve
what you get. However, I don't know
if these folks did anything to put
themselves in harm's way.

I smell a law suit coming up
which BP will NOT be able to pay.

posted on Sep, 6 2010 @ 08:26 PM
Can I be the first to ask what evidence this article gives to support these claims? It doesnt really seem to give much of anything as far as specifics go.

I'm not saying it's wrong, to pre-empt the attacks. Just wondering where the evidence is.

Originally posted by boondock-saint
I saw one guy with a swim mask
and a snorkel swimming in the crude.

well, he was a journalist documenting the spill. not someone doing some summer snorkeling. just to clarify. mighta been stupid, but it was to document the sort of info people on ATS use.

posted on Sep, 6 2010 @ 08:34 PM
reply to post by boondock-saint

Yea, I remember all those pics.

Adults and their kids playing in the water as if nothing was happening.

I had a huge WTF moment there for a while, but then I came to the conclusions that people...are very stupid.

There werent just a couple of them either, there were DOZENS of people playing in the water in just one of those photographs.

Not that THESE people were some of those idiots. They may have been, who knows. That said, with all the oil in the water, and all of the rain and thunderstorms that bring this stuff into the water supply, it would be really naive and stupid to think it wont get to the people.

People that live in this area need to go get themselves checked out.

posted on Sep, 7 2010 @ 10:29 PM

blood tests on sickened humans have shown signs of exposure to high levels of toxic chemicals related to crude oil and dispersants. Some of the individuals tested have not been on the beaches, were not involved in any cleanup operations or in the Gulf water -- they simply live along the Gulf Coast.

The blood test performed on these individuals called the Volatile Solvents Profile ( The test can be obtained and administered by any physician with the ability to perform a simple blood draw.

The Gulf Oil Disaster has created a significant threat to human health, .... A multitude of symptoms have been reported ranging from subtle to severe...

posted on Sep, 8 2010 @ 12:13 AM
People who are effected: Get houseplants!

And eat antioxidants!!

posted on Sep, 8 2010 @ 01:50 PM
Another sigh moment..

Maybe we should spend less time accusing the people who swim in the water of being stupid; they are not professional oil expert, or swimming experts, they just live there. The so-called EXPERTS are the ones that didn't have a plan for if something like this were to happen. This is their JOB! How is there no backup plan for this OBVIOUS POSSIBLE DISASTER? It's clear who the real idiots are.

edit on 8-9-2010 by Brood because: (no reason given)

posted on Sep, 8 2010 @ 03:18 PM
Who is to say that they didn't already have the oil in their blood? These states sold out to the oil companies decades ago.

As a water compliance tester, petroleum would show up in the darndest of places and times. Unless there is a control group, which before the spill there isn't, there is no way to say if this is from the spill or something else.

Look around you, we are inundated with fossil fuel burning vehicles, every product we use is made with oil, there are gas stations on every corner. I bet we all have oil in our blood.

Why is it when the cause is American's obsession with consuming oil at alarming rates, are you worried about a few people in the gulf?

how about teh obscene use of oil in the US...period.That is the root cause of the problem.

posted on Sep, 8 2010 @ 05:17 PM

Originally posted by justadood
Can I be the first to ask what evidence this article gives to support these claims? It doesnt really seem to give much of anything as far as specifics go.

Here you go...

They were in the second link I provided...

edit on 8/9/2010 by Iamonlyhuman because: (no reason given)

posted on Sep, 8 2010 @ 10:11 PM
reply to post by Iamonlyhuman


thank you. musta missed it.

edit-ah. see you just added it.


edit on 8-9-2010 by justadood because: add more text

posted on Sep, 10 2010 @ 10:56 PM


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