Voices from the Gulf

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Secret industry study cites “significant risks” of cancer for people who regularly eat fish from Gulf waters.  By Stuart Smith and Mary Lee Orr. More details at: http://oilspillaction.com/

More bad news for Gulf Coast residents: A “confidential study” by the American Petroleum Institute concludes that radium in drilling wastewater dumped off the coast of Louisiana poses “potentially significant risks” of cancer for people who regularly eat fish from those waters.

Today in Mobile, Alabama, community leaders from across the Gulf Coast got together for day one of a two-day summit on fair housing and environmental justice.  At the end of a day packed with panels, workshops, and speeches, I spoke with Teresa Bettis, who played a major role in organizing the summit.

By Fritzi Presley   I was born in Long Beach, Mississippi. Our home was at 124 East Beach...we lived on the water...no, literally...if we weren't fishin', we were crabbin'...if we weren't crabbin' we were sailin'...if we weren't sailin', we were swimmin'...well, you get the point...we even managed to squeeze school into our schedules...Catholic, of course.
 

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