EarthTalk: Oil Lingering on the Sea Floor in the Gulf – the Aftermath of the BP Oil Spill

EarthTalk® is a weekly environmental column made available to our readers from the editors of E/The Environmental Magazine Dear EarthTalk: A friend of mine working on the Gulf Coast oil cleanup says that at least 50 percent of the loose oil is laying on the sea floor. What’s the long-term prognosis of this? – Chris H., Darien, CT It’s true…

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The Weekly Mulch from the Media Consortium: Gulf Spill Workers Harmed by Dispersents

By Sarah Laskow, Media Consortium blogger (reposted with permission) BP’s relief wells are just short of sealing off the Macondo well, the epicenter of the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. For the Gulf community, this milestone might herald a sigh of mental relief. But clean-up workers are feeling the after-effects of working with oil and the chemical dispersants…

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