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The Lens: Toxic acid poses an unnecessary health risk to more than a million in the Greater New Orleans region

By Ariella Cohen, The Lens staff writer

The accidents unfold with eerie similarity: an unexpected explosion, a stubborn blaze, workers coughing and rubbing damaged eyes, a thick, ash-colored cloud of toxins racing away from the burning refinery.


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The Daily Comet: Environmentalists question state seafood testing

By Nikki Buskey, Staff Writer

HOUMA — Environmentalists challenged a statement from the state Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Thursday stating that the average consumer could eat as much as 63 pounds of Louisiana shrimp a day for five years before consuming an unsafe level of oil.


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NOLA Defender: Tower of Bubble

When we talked to Louisiana Bucket Brigade Director Anne Rolfes last week for a story about the oil that continues to wash up on Grand Isle beaches, she told us that there were about 2,900 small oil "incidents" in Louisiana alone in 2009.


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Tri-Parish Times: Tar ball troubles to be expected, watchdogs admit

By MIKE NIXON

Tar balls seen coming ashore on Elmer’s Island and sheen from what appears to be new oil deposits at Grand Isle are a matter of concern, but not surprising, according to regional government officials or environmentalists working to restore coastal areas.


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The Daily Comet: Permit investigation triggers criticism of DEQ

By Nikki Buskey, Staff Writer


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WDSU: Oil Washes Ashore Again At Grand Isle; Crews Dispatched To Beach To Clean Shoreline

GRAND ISLE, La. -- Oil is beginning to wash ashore at Grand Isle.

The mayor's office said tar balls are coming ashore on Elmer's Island and sand dollar-sized patches of oil are washing up in Grand Isle.


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