BP oil disaster continues

Oil continues to wash ashore in Texas, Mississippi and Louisiana, contaminating new regions of those states, including areas important to the fishing industry and scientific research into coastal habitats: here.

A new report on air quality conducted by BP in the Gulf of Mexico shows oil spill cleanup workers have been exposed to a toxic chemical known to have caused illnesses in spill workers from the 1989 Exxon Valdez disaster: here.


Yesterday’s “oiled but alive” oil spill tally: 1,021 birds, 104 sea turtles, 2 mammals: here.

The Nature Conservancy is working to restore oyster reefs at three sites along Louisiana’s coast: here.

Holder: Criminal probe into BP oil spill ‘ongoing’: here.

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