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Pacific Crabbers Are the First Big Industry to Sue Big Oil

In 2015, the crab pots sat empty and boats sat idle in small towns up and down the California coast. A wave of warm water—dubbed the Blob—had washed over the West Coast, bringing with it a toxic algae bloom that infected Dungeness crabs with a potent neurotoxin.

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