Category Archives: Dispersants

Furious Growth and Cost Cuts Led To BP Accidents Past and Present

A ProPublica and PBS FRONTLINE investigation. “The Spill [1],” a PBS FRONTLINE documentary drawn from this reporting, airs tonight. Check local listings. Jeanne Pascal turned on her TV April 21 to see a towering spindle of black smoke slithering into … Continue reading

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Scientists skeptical about BP oil plumes ‘vanishing’ from Gulf

Medical Muckraker Non-government scientists are expressing skepticism about reports that BP’s huge mixed plumes of oil and oil-dispersant chemicals have vanished from the Gulf, the ProPublica‘s Marian Wang reported Tuesday. Wang’s compilation of quotes from media reports: “These are just … Continue reading

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Scientists Deeply Concerned About BP Disaster Long Term Impact

Dahr Jamail August 2nd, 2010 | Inter Press Service GULFPORT, United States – Contrary to recent media reports of a quick recovery in the Gulf of Mexico, scientists and biologists are “deeply concerned” about impacts that will likely span “several decades.” “My … Continue reading

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Gulf Loop Current Stalls from BP Oil Disaster

Global Consequences if Current Fails to Reorganize Oceanographic satellite data now shows that as of July 28, the Loop Current in the Gulf of Mexico has stalled as a consequence of the BP oil spill disaster. This according to Dr. … Continue reading

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BP accused of killing endangered sea turtles in cleanup operation

Environmentalists press Obama administration to put a halt to BP’s ‘burn fields’ to dispose of oil from the Gulf spill Suzanne Goldenberg, US environment correspondent Guardian Co.UK Endangered sea turtles and other marine creatures are being corralled into 500 square-mile … Continue reading

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BP Oil Spill: Is Corexit Having an Effect on Plants and Wildlife?

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Oil-Soaked Dolphins Struggle in Louisianna’s Barataria Bay

Toxic poisons are stalking the dolphins in Barataria Bay, Louisiana, and no one is discussing or reporting the fact that the oiled mammals are struggling in the waters near Grand Terre Island. There are no published photos or videos that … Continue reading

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