Skip to comments.CNN: 128 BP oil cleanup workers sickened in Louisiana; Told not to go to public hospitals (VIDEO)
Posted on 07/07/2010 2:26:23 PM PDT by TaraP
Sanjay Gupta, CNN, July 6, 2010:
Might BP be trying to hide the risk to cleanup workers?
Louisianas Health Department has reported 128 cleanup workers who have been sickened.
State clinics are telling us something else as well, that cleanup workers are being told to report to BPs own health clinic on Grand Isle, not to go to state facilities.
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What an intelligent and thought provoking reply.
Check out 29 CFR 1910 and get back to me, huh?
Yep, same old ‘reds’ that want to shut down all industry in the US.
Have any more socialist Alinskyite sites to give us links to?
If what you report is accurate - BP is just WHACKED. A major international corporation that just happens to be run by nutjobs.
Once again, CNN is catching up.
I heard about this last week. It was part of BP’s assurance that they would take care of the bills.
It is only logical that they would want to ensure they are not getting ripped off.
It may also be that this allows them control over the exposure of the ‘facts’ to the public. Once again, that is how most corporations and politicians work together to deal with a large scale situation.
So far, I see nothing that BP has been doing SINCE the spill, that does not seem logical nor necessary.
Most of the time issues such as the subject of this article are just the MEDIA and GOVERNMENT trying to divert you from noticing that they enabled this whole mess, and don’t have the leadership or skills to deal with it in a timely fashion.
Naw.... it's not FR's servers.
It's the new GOVERNMENT INTERNET MANAGEMENT PROTOCOL (GIMP).
Each time you get that message it's because they tapped into your IP ADDRESS.
Here’s something to throw into the mix.
The same Lawyer who managed the 911 Disaster Fund, is managing the BP Disaster Fund.
It looks like you are correct - BP is “evil”, but there is plenty of that to go around...including our own governmental “watchdogs”.
Not when you consider that Democrat Politicians have always sold out to the highest bidder, regardless of nationality.
The USUAL SUSPECTS...and I’m not talking about the movie.
What gets me is the knee jerk Leftie BS that Bush oil connections make him automatically guilty.
When all along it is the Dumscum behind everything that is happening.
But, it will not some global catastrophe. This is relatively one of the world's smaller spills.
So far. It isn't over yet.
I believe this is an internet miscommunication.
The original story was that BP would not allow private contractors to conduct cleanup operations WITHOUT wearing BP approved protective gear.
That’s what happens to stories when they pass from one person to another , one website to another.
We used to play a game where each person whispered something to the next in line until it got back to the beginning. Needless to say, the message got lost in the shuffle.
This is no more than an internet rumor based on the original story that BP wouldn’t allow private contractors to do cleanup without wearing BP approved protective clothing.
Anyone who disagrees is welcome to provide a source.
Here is the link for where the rumors are coming from. Note that the story provides no actual source for the comment.
Here is a transcript and video of the rules that are being issued/used/discussed
Here’s another decent informational source on what is happening, and whether the equipment BP requires is protecting the workers.
The most injury seems to be from heat exhaustion due to the confining and heavy protective gear.
So, how would it be that they are denied protective gear?
“Anyone who disagrees is welcome to provide a source.”
The Red Elephant gave us links to every Alinsky site on the internet; aren’t they good enough? :o)
Interesting map. Thanks!
Uh, they're testing for toxicity ON FISH (or more correctly aquatic life). Not people. EPA often does expanded testing for materials for which test data already exists (as here).
Like any federal agency, they are wrong on some things, and right on others. I would put the EPA's attempts to regulate CO2 in the former, and the BP spill in the latter. The monitoring data being collected and published speaks for itself. It is hard to fake that much data that quickly.
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