Toxic Air in the Gulf? And Where are the Health Precautions?Quicklink submitted by Mac McKinney Permalink
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|Riki Ott, marine toxicologist and Exxon Valdez survivor, talks about the effects of air pollution due to oil spills. Riki says based on air monitoring conducted by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in a Louisiana coastal community, findings show that airborne levels of toxic chemicals like hydrogen sulfide, and volatile organic compounds, now far exceed safety standards for human exposure currently in those areas.|
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