[AP] BP defeated thousands of suits by sick Gulf spill cleanup workers. But not one by a boat captain

The Associated Press tells the story of John Maas, a boat captain, who helped use his boat to cleanup the oil spill. The article discusses Maas’ legal battle and experience as a first responder, included being “crop dusted” with Corexit.

Read the AP article here.




*A plane drops chemicals to help disperse oil from a leaking pipeline that resulted from last week’s explosion and collapse of the Deepwater Horizon oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico near the coast of Louisiana, April 27, 2010. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky).