Quick Tuesday Morning Oil Disaster Update
from Wildlife Promise
It’s a busy Tuesday morning here at National Wildlife Federation’s National Advocacy Center in Washington, DC, but I wanted to pass along a few things fast:
- Yesterday’s planned trip on Chandeleur Sound to get water samples from those mysterious discolorations was postponed by thunderstorms. But a National Wildlife Federation team was able to get out this morning & is on the water as I type.
- University of South Florida scientists say government officials tried to silence them over their reports of subsurface oil plumes, according the St. Petersburg Times.
- Blue crabs continue providing evidence oil is tainting the Gulf’s food chain, reports the Associated Press.
Stay tuned for more updates!
For all the latest news on how the oil spill is impacting the Gulf Coast’s wildlife & to learn how you can help, visit NWF.org/OilSpill.