“Two years later: BP’s toxic legacy” is the headline of the article in The Nation. Reporter Antonia Juhasz interviews Gulf Coast residents who are reporting a host of ailments, including families whose formerly healthy kids are now on a steady stream of medications for respiratory problems they just can’t shake.

The story also reports on ailments suffered by adults. It quotes an investigator for a Government Accountability Project, calling the health problems “the worst public health tragedies of any investigation in GAP’s 35-year history.”

The story then delves into the proposed settlement in the BP oil spill trial.