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"Reckless and irresponsible" for EPA to say safe to move back to NO

Here's the latest word on the toxic soup:
1/10th of the weight of some sediment samples is from diesel and fuel oils...
There are "dangerous amounts of sewage-related bacteria"...
There's E. Coli...
There's increased lead and arsenic...
The petroleum products might take years to go away...
So, how dangerous is this?

William Farland, the EPA's acting science adviser, said he sees nothing in the sediment to suggest a big public health risk "as long as people are careful to remove the sediment, keep it from getting on their bare skin and clean it off if they do."

But:
Hugh Kaufman, a senior EPA policy analyst and a longtime whistle-blower within the agency, called it "reckless and irresponsible" for the EPA to imply that people moving back into New Orleans will be safe.

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