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Submission + - BP forcing confidentiality agrements ( 1

LeepII writes: BP is forcing scientist to sign confidentiality agreements prior to them being allowed to analyze any samples taken from the gulf. Hooper-Bui’s depictions of samples confiscated by US Fish and Wildlife officials and expeditions blocked by local law enforcement is consistent with the steady stream of reports about obstruction, censorship, and confusion under BP’s private army of contractors. A full and open scientific assessment of the effects of the BP disaster is crucial for the health of the ecosystem and the residents of this American jewel.

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