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"We're Poisoned. We're Sick."

Tuesday 15 February 2011

by: Dahr Jamail and Erika Blumenfeld, t r u t h o u t | Report

Source: http://www.truth-out.org/were-poisoned-were-sick67338

Gulf Coast residents protesting the lack of adequate response from BP or the government to health and environmental risks.

Residents who live along the coast of the Gulf of Mexico, all the way from Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana, to well into western Florida, continue to tell me of acute symptoms they attribute to ongoing exposure to toxic chemicals being released from BP's crude oil and the toxic Corexit dispersants used to sink it.

Shirley Tillman from Pass Christian, Mississippi, and former BP Vessels of Opportunity oil cleanup worker wrote me recently:

"You can't even go to the store without seeing sick people! You can hear them talking to people and they think they have the flu or a virus. I saw a girl that works at a

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  • Still don't understand why no one's gone to jail for this.

    Fucking sickening.

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    • It only takes ONE strong person to tell the truth and call out the insanity. All the regulation in the world won't stop "If your IN with the INS your IN".

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  • DRILL BABY DRILL !

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  • But it was only a little ol' "Spill".. haha what the corporations did down there is a sickening example of lax rules and backroom payoffs. Crisis Capitalism at its best. And no one goes up the river for it.

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