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Haaay. This is GREAT News.The level of cancer causing pollutants left in the waters of the Gulf by BP was greater than reported by NOAA, who said they were safe!

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That report questions whether some waters should have been opened to fishermen during the three-month spill, citing the unsafe levels of toxic chemicals to which fish and other sea life would have been exposed. The scientists determined that the levels of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, a cancer-causing pollutant, was up to 3,800 times greater than levels considered safe for human consumption! SWEET! [email protected]

NOAA Inaction in the Gulf  of Mexicohttp://www.fishnet-usa.com/NOAA_Inaction.htm

Gulf oil spill’s effects still has seafood industry nervous

Three years after the Deepwater Horizon disaster, the Gulf of Mexico seafood industry is still holding its breath and expecting the worst. After all, sick fish are still turning up off Louisiana. Scientists are still probing potential problems with crabs and shrimp. “There’s still a lot of nervousness,” said Bob Jones of the Southeastern Fisheries Association, a commercial fishing trade group based in Tallahassee. continued

Gulf Seafood Marketing Coalition aims to increase Gulf seafood market

The Gulf Seafood Marketing Coalition, which brings fishing industry and marketing officials from the five Gulf states together to promote the Gulf fishery, is working with retailers and restaurants nationwide to reclaim the market. The Gulf produces 70 percent of the nation’s oysters and 69 percent of its domestic shrimp, according to the Louisiana Seafood Promotion and Marketing Board. Until recently, however, the states along the Gulf Coast did not work together to market seafood under one, unified brand. Read more

Gulf states give up individuality to market shrimp as regional

Gulf Seafood Marketing Coalition. This organization was created in 2011 to join Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and Florida in their coordination efforts on promoting the seafood industry of the area,gulf shrimp

especially when up against oil spills and natural disasters. read more