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Gulf Oil Spill Illness

Oil Spill Fund Czar: No Claims Filed On Cleanup Illnesses

AP | Posted 08.07.2011 | Green

BATON ROUGE, La. -- The attorney overseeing the payments from a $20 billion compensation fund says he hasn't seen any claims filed suggesting that the...

Jason Linkins

Gulf Coast Oil Spill Workers Falling Ill With TILT (VIDEO) | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Workers involved in the effort to rid the Gulf Coast shores and wetlands of the oil from the Deepwater Horizon spill continue to labor in very hazardo...

Causes and Consequences of the BP Oil Catastrophe: What We Know, What We Don't Know, and What We Will Never Know

Bob Ostertag | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Bob Ostertag

There is one, and only one, way to ensure that deep water oil drilling never again leads to catastrophe, and that is to discontinue all deep water oil drilling. Period.

Gulf Oil Spill Sickness: Cleanup Workers Experience Health Problems, Complain Of Flulike Symptoms

AP | NOAKI SCHWARTZ and MATTHEW BROWN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

NEW ORLEANS — For days now, Dr. Damon Dietrich and other physicians have seen patients come through their emergency room at West Jefferson Medic...

Gulf Oil Spill Illness: Four Hospitalized After Getting Sick, 125 Cleanup Boats Recalled

AP | BEN NUCKOLS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

COVINGTON, La. — The U.S. Coast Guard has pulled commercial fishing boats from oil cleanup efforts in Breton Sound off the Louisiana coast after...