Chemist claims polluted air causing illness

Monday, May 17, 2010 - 5:36pm

Hundreds claim the "Crisis on the Coast" is affecting their health. Folks in the Venice, Lafitte and Bayou Lafourche areas say the smell of oil is making them sick. Our Emily Turner sat down with a New Iberia chemist who says the complaints are legit. Wilma Subra says her data shows these people have been breathing air with as much as 50 times the amount of toxic compounds allowed by state standards.