Over six years after the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, carbon from the oil has been found in the feathers and digestive tracts of terrestrial birds.
A new study has found that because of BP’s awful 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill, bottlenose dolphins, among other sea creatures, are dying in mass.
The deaths suffered by dolphins in the Northern Gulf of Mexico since the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill are largely sparked by petroleum exposure.
Bacteria such as Vibrio vulnificus are causing beachgoers at the Gulf of Mexico to experience raging infections that often leads to the amputation of limbs.
Scientists say that the dead zone in the Gulf of Mexico, largely fueled by the BP oil spill, is the size of Connecticut – a startling 5,052 square miles.
There have been several significant developments in the Gulf of Mexico (GOM) which now require special and immediate attention -especially water pollution.
Despite seafood showing extremely high levels of contamination, the FDA still deems the food safe for consumption. The FDA not only falsely softened the risk of seafood consumption due to carcinogenic contaminants such as polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) in the seafood supply, but also ignored individual FDA staff members who called for higher levels of contamination protection.