U.S. Oil Spill Waters Contain Carcinogens: Report | ReutersQuicklink submitted by Mac McKinney Permalink
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|University researchers said on Thursday they recently found alarming levels of cancer-causing toxins in an area of the Gulf of Mexico affected by BP's oil spill, raising the specter of long-lasting health concerns.
Oregon State University (OSU) researchers found sharply heightened levels of chemicals including carcinogens in the waters off Louisiana in August, the last sampling date, even after BP's Successful Cap claims.
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