Evidence Refutes BP’s and Fed’s Deceptions
by: Dahr Jamail and Erika Blumenfeld, t r u t h o u t | Report

In August, Truthout conducted soil and water sampling in Pass Christian Harbor, Mississippi; on Grand Isle, Louisiana; and around barrier islands off the coast of Louisiana, in order to test for the presence of oil from BP’s Macondo Well.

Laboratory test results from the samples taken in these areas show extremely high concentrations of oil in both the soil and water.

These results contradict consistent claims made by the federal government and BP since early August that much of the Gulf of Mexico is now free of oil and safe for fishing and recreational use.

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One Comment to “The Gulf (the water and the soil) is thick with BP’s oil”

  • Really upset with that news. Today the society gets more and more polluted, we should protect the earth carefully…R4i card

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