Riki Ott, the toxicologist who monitored the Exxon Valdez oil spill knows what the effects of breathing VOC’s off the floating oil does to the clean up personnel, and has followed the volunteers who worked on the Exxon Valdez disaster; they got sick, they became debilitated.

Now, the same thing is starting in the Gulf. Read the CNN article by Elizabeth Cohen, dated June 3rd. http://www.cnn.com/2010/HEALTH/06/03/gulf.fishermans.wife/index.html?hpt=C1
When will we storm the homes and offices of these corporate criminals who are killing us, our land and our oceans?

I don’t have the answers, but the sociopaths running this thing will never do the right thing until they are forced to.

Who was it in the 60’s who used to say “Power to the people”? We should resurrect that sentiment before we are all environmental refugees coughing out our last breaths in the waiting rooms of hospitals. Sorry for the non-cheery content today, it just feels so grim. 

Your Hamster report from the Pacific Northwest.