Oil and Dispersants are Changing the Gulf Ecosystem

Washington’s Blog

Oil and dispersants are changing the Gulf ecosystem, as shown by the following recent stories:

  • Deep sea isopod bathynomus are replacing red crabs:

  • Government testers remove shrimp shells and veins before testing, but locals eat 'em with shells on and veins in — 193 ppm oil found in veins of fresh shrimp

And in yet another incident of the government attempting to censor stories showing that all is not well in the Gulf, NOAA’s lead public affairs officer “demanded” website “withdraw its story” on Gulf