October 11 2010 - People question whether coast really is clear, Fox 8 New Orleans. On top of the economic impacts, coastal residents fear that the health effects are uncertain. "On June 16th I walked out of my front door and hit the ground. The smell was so strong I could not breathe. It literally took my breathe away. I didn't think I would ever smell anything like that ever.. and we smell it every now and again," said [Vicki Perrin with the Coastal Heritage Society of LA]. It's because of those strong odors that Perrin said she began testing rainwater. "Aluminum, magnesium, chloride, copper, nickel.. these are things you shouldn't find in your rainwater," said Perrin.
Url of this article: http://www.internationalnews.fr/article-bp-oil-spil-tests-of-rainwater-showed-aluminum-magnesium-chloride-copper-nickel--58805329.html