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Gulf Oil Spill: Loop Current Is Drawing The Oil To The Florida Keys

Think Progress | Brad Johnson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Even as some government and BP officials downplay the extent of the growing oil disaster in the Gulf of Mexico, a terrible threshold has been crossed:...

Weathering the Oil Spill: Tar Balls, Streamers, and Eddies

Bill Chameides | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Bill Chameides

Today's oil spill news is dominated by Obama's Oval Office speech, but the highlight for me was a quiet update by the head of NOAA yesterday.

Gulf Oil Spill: Oil Has Entered Loop Current, Officials Say

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- An outer edge of the massive Gulf of Mexico oil spill has reached a powerful current that could take it to Florida and beyond, acc...