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NFWF Announces $34.3 Million for Gulf Restoration Projects in Florida

November 18, 2014

Today, Governor Rick Scott and The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) announced the funding of $34.3 million for nine Florida projects that address high priority conservation needs. 459 more words

Florida Department Of Environmental Protection

Joe Phillips ('09) makes an impact at the South Pole

I always wanted to travel and to experience nature outside of my native state of North Carolina.  So when I graduated from UNCA in 2009, my goal was to get a job outside of North Carolina, in some place new and preferably, with a lot of travel.  732 more words

Atmospheric Science

Effects of BP Oil Spill on Ocean Floor

BP Oil Spill Left Rhode Island-Sized ‘Bathtub Ring’ on Seafloor. Some details:

New research shows that the BP oil spill left an oily “bathtub ring” on the sea floor that’s about the size of Rhode Island.The study by UC Santa Barbara’s David Valentine, the chief scientist on the federal damage assessment research ships, estimates that about 10 million gallons of oil coagulated on the floor of the Gulf of Mexico around the damaged Deepwater Horizons oil rig.

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Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill

Study finds Deepwater Horizon oil 'fallout zone'

“Oily particles were raining down around these deep sea corals …’

Staff Report

FRISCO — More than four years after the disastrous failure of BP’s Deepwater Horizon drilling rig sent about 5 million barrels of oil spewing into the Gulf of Mexico, a team of scientists said they’ve found a 1,250-square mile fallout zone, where some of the oil settled to the sea floor in a thin layer. 484 more words


Tell BP to pay for FULL Gulf restoration

It’s been four years since the BP Deepwater Horizon oil disaster, the largest in U.S. history, claimed 11 lives and gushed oil into the… 305 more words

Don Lichterman

Gov. Scott: Florida Gulf Coast Restoration Moving Forward

Oct. 9, 2014

~Plan includes 30 projects in Florida totaling more than $100 million~

Today, Governor Rick Scott announced the funding of the third and largest set of early restoration projects, as approved by the Deepwater Horizon oil spill Natural Resource Damage Assessment Trustees. 696 more words