BP Oil Slams Florida

Friday, November 12, 2010
By Paul Martin

WashingtonsBlog.com
Thursday, November 11, 2010

Florida has been hit with huge amounts of oil from the BP oil spill:

•Tears after heartbreaking discovery near FL border: “Massive amounts of submerged and sub-surface oil” pushed on to beaches — “Neverending” (VIDEO)
•*CONFIRMED* Chemist: That’s BP oil on Southwest Florida beach — “Should put to rest any doubt” over origin of 173 ppm oil found in sand near Sarasota
•Orange Beach: “Billions of tar balls” (VIDEO)
•Oil under sand still just “as toxic as the fresh oil”: Sample “had to be diluted 20 TIMES to get a reading” — Florida agency says SAME sample NOT toxic
•FL Fisherman: “Like having a chemical dump site and not telling anyone” — “Oh no, I’m cleaning flounders right now that I just caught within eyesight of there”
•Miami wildlife officer: “Birds sporadically dispersed, floating southward, about a mile slick of them” — CBS reports 10 dead (VIDEOS & PHOTO)
•Miami-area: Many large birds reported “floating in Biscayne Bay covered in oil” — “Biologists mind-boggled” (VIDEO)
•“Could we all be at risk?” asks local Florida news station — Medical doctor has patients testing in 95th percentile for oil spill-associated chemicals (VIDEOS)

The Rest…HERE

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