Louisiana celebrates the Democratic Process of the Presidential Primary today, yet troubling issues fester on the horizon. We may be following natural tendencies as organizations adopt the expected stances addressing major environmental issues related to news of the day. Oil company public relations spokesmen have turned up the rhetoric addressing the lawsuits filed comparing them to “legal sludge choking their business.” And, BP is questioning the scientific findings from thirty-two dolphins caught in August in Louisiana’s heavily oiled Barataria Bay that were found to suffer from a range of symptoms including anemia, low body weight, hormone deficiencies, liver disease, and lung problems.
Louisiana oil companies decry ‘abusive’ rash of lawsuits, say industry hurting
Louisiana dolphins are ‘very sick;’ study of ‘unusual mortality event’ continues
NYT Blog Supports Sick Dolphin Facts
Miami Herald Report Dolphin Problems
Oil Exposure Symptoms – Huffington Post
Greater scrutiny of facts are warranted and the continued scientific study will support a proper path for future decisions. If you read this, I hope you remembered to VOTE TODAY!