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(New Orleans: Sanjay Gupta) The health problems for oil spill cleanup workers in the Gulf of Mexico introduced.
(No location given: Drew Griffin) The health problems for cleanup workers in the oil spill in Alaska from the Exxon Valdez featured; details given about the NIOSH investigation & the implications for Gulf cleanup workers for inhalation exposure. [Alaska cleanup worker Roy DALTHORP- says no one every checked up on us & he is going blind because he was poisoned.] [Alaska attorney Dennis MESTAS- says client Gary Stubblefield got very sick.] [Environmental activist Dr. Riki OTT - says BP is forcing the fishermen into work.] The lack of monitoring or followup in Alaska discussed.
(New Orleans: Sanjay Gupta) Earlier interview held with BP medical unit leader Dr. Kevin O'Shea about the health effects from the cleanup. [O'SHEA - says we do not have a good explanation for the illnesses we are seeing; explains the system for looking at long-term health studies.]
- Gupta, Sanjay;
- Griffin, Drew
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