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NOAA Tried To Silence Reports Of Undersea Oil Plumes

First Posted: 08/10/10 03:15 PM ET Updated: 05/25/11 06:20 PM ET

Gulf Oil Spill

Mother Jones:

Speaking of the BP cover-up, there are two very important pieces of news today about the extent to which the real impacts of the disaster have been hidden. In the St. Petersburg Times, Craig Pittman has this scathing report on how the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration attempted to silence scientists who discovered the vast undersea plumes of dispersed oil in the Gulf.

Read the whole story: Mother Jones

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