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Gulf Seafood Not Tested for Toxic Dispersants

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By Rady Ananda

Anything coming from the Gulf of Mexico is being tested for contamination by oil, but not for contamination by chemical oil dispersants, reports the Palm Beach Post.

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Dire Realities of the Methane Predicament in the Gulf of Mexico

Methane gas, hydrate and clathrate formations and behavior

By Dr. Tom Termotto
Before It’s News

There has been a spate of articles recently throughout the MSM and alternative media depicting the methane gas predicament associated with the BP Gulf Oil Spill. Many of these perspectives portray an alarming state of affairs concerning extremely high concentrations of methane that have accumulated in numerous areas in the Gulf of Mexico. The two primary issues of concern are the methane effects in the aquatic environment and the methane gas accumulations in the atmosphere above the Gulf and within contiguous land masses. In regard to the latter, the weather patterns will reign supreme. Once methane rises above the surface of the Gulf, where it goes, how it accumulates and what its toxic effects on life will be, is going to be dictated to a great extent by the weather.

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Ten things you need (but don’t want) to know about the BP oil spill

By Daniela Perdomo
Global Research

How the owner of the exploded oil rig has made $270 million off the disaster, and nine other shocking, depressing facts about the oil spill.

It’s been 37 days since BP’s offshore oil rig, Deepwater Horizon, exploded in the Gulf of Mexico. Since then, crude oil has been hemorrhaging into ocean waters and wreaking unknown havoc on our ecosystem — unknown because there is no accurate estimate of how many barrels of oil are contaminating the Gulf. 

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