Monday, June 28, 2010

Is BP's Dispersant Killing Crops?

Posted By on Mon, Jun 28, 2010 at 1:23 PM

This report from Mississippi is suspiciously similar to this report from WREG Channel 3 on crop damage in the river bottoms in Tipton County.

Are we going to see massive inland damage from the BP oil spill and the extensive use of the chemical dispersant Corexit? I am reminded of canaries and coal mines. And I am hoping for the best, but this is scary stuff.

UPDATE: After a closer reading of the story, it appears the site is using WREG's footage of crop damage in Shelby County as evidence of crop damage in Mississippi. Which makes this post sort of pointless. Sorry, peeps. Move along. Nothing to see here. Yet.

Corexit being dispursed in the Gulf of Mexico
  • Corexit being dispursed in the Gulf of Mexico

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