dispersants

Entire Habitats Wiped Out by Oil, Dispersant and Fires

Hyperbole? If you’re visualizing an entire ocean, marshland, bay or miles-long beachfront destroyed, perhaps. But if you consider pelagic sargassum, that yellowish-brown seaweed that forms up into floating mats, clumps …

Oil & Boom in Louisiana Marsh, June 2010

Are Louisiana Fish Kills Related to Gulf Oil Disaster?

With millions of gallons of oil & dispersants entering the Gulf during the summer, many question whether they could have played a role in the kills.

The Well is Dry

Lack of initial funding for conducting scientific research after the Gulf oil disaster, and the impact on scientists’ ability to collect important baseline data. On September 15th, 149 days – …

Staghorn coral (center) on healthy patch reef

Corals Won’t Survive A Shallow-Water Oil Spill Treated With Dispersants

A  shallow-water oil spill, even one that doesn’t reach the magnitude of the Gulf oil disaster, could kill miles of coral reefs. And it won’t be the oil alone that …

Dr. Goodbody-Gringley points out baby Montastraea

Scientist Finds Deadly Effects of Dispersant Used in Gulf Oil…

BP Still Stonewalling EPA on Dispersant Chemicals

What You Wish You Didn’t Know About Oil Spills

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