On the Gulf Coast, many are affected by the Gulf oil spill, however, their illnesses have morphed into illnesses (e.g. cancer, asthma, etc.) that are being viewed as stand alone illnesses unrelated to the Gulf. Despite the research claims of Oregon State’s Kim Anderson and Gulf researcher, Wilma Subra, who have detected toxicity in residents blood to be 40-65 times the expected levels of substances such as cancer-causing benzene.
FK – We need environmental laws that make the company officers and stockholders personally responsible for the harm their corporations do in the name of profit. Nothing wrong with honestly gained profit, but not if you’re treating human beings like jackasses or destroying the Earth in the name of it.