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New BP Data Show 20% of Gulf Spill Responders Exposed to Chemical that Sickened Valdez Workers


By Elana Schor of Greenwire
July 9, 2010
New York Times

In an under-the-radar release of new test results for its Gulf of Mexico oil spill workers, BP PLC is reporting potentially hazardous exposures to a now-discontinued dispersant chemical -- a substance blamed for contributing to chronic health problems after the Exxon Valdez cleanup -- among more than 20 percent of offshore responders. Read the full article...