Raining Oil in Louisiana? [Video]
Editor's Update (April 23rd 5:05 PST): The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued an official statement in regard to "oil rain":
"EPA has no data, information or scientific basis that suggests that oil mixed with dispersant could possibly evaporate from the Gulf into the water cycle"
BP's deepwater oil leak which has been wreaking havoc on the waters and coastlines of U.S. Gulf states could now be showing up on the mainland.
This video, recorded by a Louisiana resident who lives 45 miles from the Gulf and two blocks from a river, shows oil running down the street after a heavy rainstorm.
As the camera pans around, large rainbow coloured oil slicks are found all over the wet concrete, as well as brownish-gooey foam piled up on the manhole cover of the city's catch-basin.
The filmmaker says, "It is literally raining oil. You can smell it everywhere. It's all over."
Could this oil be from the Gulf?
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