Now that BP's spurting oil well has apparently been shut in, it would be nice to think that the worst is over and all that remains now is the long, slow process of cleaning up the mess.
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BP's intent all along has been to bury the oil underwater and keep it out of sight. Some biologists agree that keeping it underwater and out of the marshes is best. But many fishermen think once it gets on the bottom, it can't be retrieved.
ROBERT, La. — A massive oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico has become the testing ground for a new technique where a potent mix of chemicals is shot...
There's a lot of speculation and unanswered questions going around about what the gulf oil leak means for the health of people living and working in the region. In this post, I give some answers.
As someone who works in the field of occupational medicine, I'm familiar with the "OSHA says it's safe" argument. I also know that it's dead wrong.
The Gulf is in the throes of a life-threatening emergency, but there have been serious questions about the "treatment" BP has chosen to use.
That's how marine toxicologist and Huffington Post blogger Rikki Ott described the similarity of events surrounding the failing health of ...
The oil spilling into the Gulf, and the dispersants being sprayed on the oil, contain some chemicals that evaporate into the air and could be carried ...
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