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NWF Scientist: Oil Ashore So Far “The Tip Of The Iceberg”

Dr. Inkley joined Kiran Chetry on CNN’s American Morning, saying he doesn’t know how any wildlife could survive under the Gulf of Mexico’s thick blanket of oil.

NWF Flyover Shows Acre After Acre of Oiled Wetlands

NWF staffers investigate BP’s claim that only 30 acres of Louisiana wetlands have been coated in oil.

Breaking: Massive New Oil Plume Found Lurking in Gulf

We’re learning new details about the effects of dispersants on the massive BP oil disaster, now estimated on the low end to be 19 million gallons. University of South Florida …

NWF Scientist Visits Nesting Grounds Hit Hard By BP Oil Spill

Doug described seeing a brown pelican with its wings dirtied by heavy brown oil. The bird was preening in an attempt to clean itself off.

“Angered” NWF President Blasts Lax Drilling Oversight

Federal regulators weren’t concerned about the risk of a catastrophic blowout & spill at the Deepwater Horizon site, according to a report in the New Orleans Times-Picayune: BP estimated that …

BP Still Stonewalling EPA on Dispersant Chemicals

BP is still refusing to reveal exactly what’s in that dispersant. Like so many aspects of BP’s oil spill response, the redacted passages would be comical if the disaster wasn’t so serious.

BP Cover-Up Begins to Unravel

“In Washington, it’s been said that ‘it’s not the crime, it’s the cover-up’ – but in this case, it’s both the crime and the cover-up that are an outrage,” said NWF President & CEO Larry Schweiger.

Forecast Florida: BP Oil Spill Now Being Tracked in Two Directions

NOAA’s BP oil spill response page is now featuring not one but two BP oil spill maps. The first one highlights the projected devastation in Louisiana, where winds from the …

BP Executive: Oil Spill “Impossible to Measure”

When you’re sitting in a stuffy Congressional hearing for up to eight hours, it can be hard to pinpoint the most critical moments. (OK, it can be hard to stay …

Tar Balls Wash Ashore in Florida Keys

Two alarming new pieces of evidence that the BP oil spill is spreading well beyond the Gulf Coast. The first is this photo from NASA, showing a plume of oil …

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