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Gulf of Mexico dolphin die-off linked with exposure to oil from 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster

‘Dolphins are particularly susceptible to inhalation effects due to their large lungs, deep breaths and extended breath hold times’

Staff Report

FRISCO — The 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil disaster in the Gulf of Mexico led directly to the worst dolphin  die-off on record in the northern Gulf of Mexico, scientists reported last week. 806 more words

Environment

Santa Barbara Oil Spill: Not The First, Won't Be The Last

The Santa Barbara oil spill isn’t the first and it won’t be the last. Here’s why you should be concerned:

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Still more questions than answers about the ecological effects of oil dispersants used in Gulf of Mexico

Scientists say more study needed before the next big spill

Staff Report

FRISCO — Fallout from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil disaster is still rippling through the Gulf of Mexico — and through the scientific community studying the effects of the largest oil spill on record. 484 more words

Environment

How Safe is That Shrimp? @RISK Tackles Health Hazards After Deepwater Horizon Spill

Southeast Louisiana is home to a large population of Vietnamese Americans who rely heavily on the shrimp caught in the Gulf for their livelihood and as a food source. 443 more words

Case Studies

Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Did Not Contaminate Seafood

A recent study of seafood animals harvested along the Gulf Coast between 2011 and 2013 shows no elevated signs of contamination from the Deepwater Horizon Spill in 2010. 295 more words

Environmental Hazards

Five years later, Grand Isle community still suffering from lingering impact of the oil spill

GRAND ISLE, La. (WGNO) – It’s been five years since the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill, but many folks in Grand Isle are still waking up to the challenges of recovery. 271 more words

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Remembering the BP Oil Spill ~~~

just another rant ..,

In memory of the BP oil spill … A day just like today,  the sun came up and the light of day gave way to a whole lot of life, but on 4/20, the morning light showed just how bad the BP oil spill disaster was, uncovering an event that will forever affect the… 640 more words

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