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Will Submerged Oil Plume Cause Massive Fish Kills in Gulf?

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Will Submerged Oil Plume Cause Massive Fish Kills in Gulf? | The Seminal
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By: Jim White Monday May 17, 2010 7:55 am

Over the weekend, we learned that significant amounts of the oil released into the Gulf of Mexico from the Deepwater Horizon spill may be contained in giant plumes of oil beneath the surface. The presence of these plumes is raising concern that oxygen levels surrounding these plumes could fall below what is needed to sustain life for many marine organisms.

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Second big fish kill in less than week reported in Plaquemines Parish | NOLA.com
Second big fish kill in less than week reported in Plaquemines Parish
Published: Friday, September 17, 2010, 5:03 PM Updated: Friday, September 17, 2010, 8:08 PM

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If inhaled, the respiratory tract can be irritated, you may feel weak, slur speech, lose concentration and judgment, and experience blurred vision and dizziness. Prolonged fume exposures can affect liver, blood, microcytosis, urinary system, and cause lung hemorrhage and Bronchopneumonia.

The Corexit chemical dispersants being used in the Gulf has now surpassed over one million gallons. These chemicals and the resulting Gulf oil fumes are well understood compounds that can affect your health. They can make you temporally sick or in the worse cases, you can experience long-term diseases.
 
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