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Oil Spill Tar Balls

BP Still Doesn't Want You to See Its Tarballs

Mother Jones | Posted 05.30.2011 | Green

Lots has changed on Elmer's Island. Nearly a year after the great oilpocalypse of 2010, this Louisiana wildlife refuge about 50 miles south of New Orl...

Tar Balls Hit Texas, BP Oil Spill Now Tarring All Gulf States

By JUAN A. LOZANO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

TEXAS CITY, Texas (AP) -- Tar balls from the Gulf oil spill found on a Texas beach were confirmed Monday as the first evidence that gushing crude from...

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.