Earthfiles-Gulf Resident's Email September 9, 2013: “I just watched the video you posted (above) about the Fukushima farmers selling contaminated food. This is exactly what has happened to the Gulf Coast fishermen after the BP oil spill, who are still having to sell contaminated seafood in order to make a living. Seafood coming out of the Gulf is still unhealthy. Shrimp is ... hideous with mutations, but no public officials want to admit it for fear of ruining the seafood trade in the Gulf. Most of the crab fishermen have gone out of business because there are NO CRABS to fish. Don't hear anything about that, do you? It is being suppressed in the news media. ... I just wanted to say that the Fukushima farmer in the video could easily be a Southeast Louisiana fisherman - same words, same anger, same grief.”
It is with horror and sadness that I post this report from Earthfiles.com, the site of Linda Moulton-Howe, renowned scientific investigator.
While our attention is drawn to catastrophes such as the leaking Fukushima nuclear plants, our own backyard is suffering from neglect, apathy, and false reporting about the lingering aftereffects of the Gulf oil spill.
I am taking this opportunity to challenge all news personnel in and around the Gulf area to dig deeply into this story. The American public deserves to know the severity of the damage that oil spill inflicted on our country. This blog is read by many, many people world wide. Please--add your comments so that I may include them in my next post on this dire subject.
Call your congressmen and women and ask them to learn more about what's going on in the Gulf. Demand they do something to change things. WE CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE!!
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