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Sick Gulf Residents Beg Officials for Help

Posted on 17 January 2011 by editor

Cherri Foytlin, co-founder of Gulf Change, at a rally at the state capital in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, October 2010. Credit:Erika Blumenfeld

By Dahr Jamail

NEW ORLEANS, Louisiana, Jan 14, 2011 (IPS) – In an emotionally charged meeting this week sponsored by the National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill, fishermen, Gulf residents and community leaders vented their increasingly grave concerns about the widespread health issues brought on by the three-month-long disaster.
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US: Broad Coalition Rallies for BP Accountability

Posted on 01 November 2010 by admin

Louisiana fishers, seafood distributors, oil-field workers, conservationists and concerned citizens rally in Baton Rouge on Oct. 30. Credit:Erika Blumenfeld/IPS.

By Dahr Jamail

BATON ROUGE, Louisiana, Nov 1, 2010 (IPS/TerraViva) – Gulf coast fishers, conservationists, seafood distributors and oil workers rallied here at Louisiana’s capital over the weekend to demand that oil giant BP be held accountable for the “ongoing” use of toxic dispersants in the Gulf of Mexico.
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