Tuesday, June 15, 2010

Gulf States Could Face Catastrophe of Untold Proportions


"Expect the Best but Prepare for the Worst"

Cleanup workers may be at risk from the health effects of exposure to toxins from crude oil which include benzene, a known carcinogen. >> VeteransToday.Com

How to protect your family from Benzene if you live near the Gulf Coast :
For more information, visit www.bt.cdc.gov/chemical, or call CDC at
(English and Spanish) or 888-232-6348
BP discourages workers to use respirators :“In all three states that I’ve visited, fishermen said when they went out to work on the cleanup, that if they tried to bring respirators they were told it was unnecessary equipment and would only spread hysteria.”“When I went out with eleven people, we had respirators on and within half an hour, all of our eyes were burning and our throats were closing and we all had headaches” ~Kerry Kennedy