Scientists Deeply Concerned About BP Disaster’s Long-Term Impact by Dahr Jamail

Note: replaced article Aug. 6, 2010

by Dahr Jamail
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GULFPORT, Louisiana, Aug 5, 2010

Contrary to recent media reports of a quick recovery in the Gulf of Mexico, scientists and biologists are “deeply concerned” about impacts that will likely span “several decades”.”

While the devastating ecological impacts of BP’s oil disaster in the Gulf of Mexico are obvious, the less visible but also long-lasting psychological, community and personal impacts could be worse, according to social scientists, psychologists and psychiatrists.

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