Tag Archives: OSHA

Thousands along the Gulf Coast Suffer ‘BP Crud’

The Untold Story of Human Health Effects From BP’s Oil Disaster

By Glynn Wilson
Locust Fork News Journal
Sept. 7, 2010

ORANGE BEACH, Ala. — Wherever disaster strikes, there’s always an associated crud. There was the Exxon Valdez Crud. The Nine Eleven Crud. The Katrina Cough, and then the TVA coal ash cough. Now, along the entire coast of the Gulf of Mexico, there is the BP Crud, afflicting workers and the general population from Louisiana to Florida.

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Year after fatal Wal-Mart stampede, Black Friday gets makeover

Jdimytai Damour

By AP

Victoria Rogers had originally planned to make an early stop the day after Thanksgiving last year at the Wal-Mart store in Valley Stream on Long Island. Her last-minute decision against it might have saved her life.

“We saw the mob, and we said no,” she said. “Wal-Mart’s not the store.”

What she saw that day was no ordinary crowd of shoppers, but a throng police say jammed through the doors upon the store’s opening in a mad dash for holiday savings, trampling a guard to death.

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