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July 14th 2010:"A Scientists Report from the Gulf of Mexico"

Dr. Susan Shaw of the Marine Environmental Research Institute joins David Gibbons to discuss the countless gallons of toxic crude oil and dispersants have poisoned the Gulf of Mexico. With 20 years of experience tracking toxins in the ocean food web, MERI brings critical expertise to the crisis. As a marine toxicologist she dove in the oil slick in May to witness impacts first hand, and has since become an influential voice in the media and scientific community on the impacts of the oil and dispersant mix.

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Susan Shaw

Dr. Susan Shaw of the Marine Environmental Research Institute is an outspoken and influential voice on ocean pollution. She has conducted large-scale scientific investigations on the effects of hundreds of environmental chemicals in marine animals. She is also credited as the first scientist to show that brominated flame-retardants and perfluorinated chemicals in consumer products have contaminated marine mammals and commercially important fish stocks in the northwest Atlantic Ocean. Her research has influenced policy decisions in the US and abroad, including the Maine legislature's decision to ban the neurotoxic flame retardant decabromodiphenyl ether (Deca), and the subsequent US phase-out
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