Factbox: Oil spill adds to environment insults on US Gulf Coast

Factbox: Oil spill adds to environment insults on US Gulf Coast By Deborah Zabarenko, Environment Correspondent, REUTERS, WASHINGTONFri May 7, 2010 10:56am EDT Sun, May 2 2010 (Reuters) - The BP oil spill is the latest in a series of environmental insults to the U.S. Gulf Coast, from wetlands eradication to flood control measures that [...]

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How Will the Gulf’s Dead Zone Impact the Oil Spill?

How Will the Gulf's Dead Zone Impact the Oil Spill? By AnimalTourismFriday, April 30, 2010 The Gulf's Dead Zone is about 6,000 to 7,000 square miles, one of the biggest in the world, Microbial Life Educational Resources of Carleton College says. It's caused by fertilizer run-off in the Mississippi overfeeding algae. Phytoplankton gobble up the [...]

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COASTAL BAYS Oil is the Gulf’s most unwelcome guest

COASTAL BAYS Oil is the Gulf's most unwelcome guest By Cristy Layton May 11, 2010, Delmarva Daily TimesTwo days before the 40th anniversary f Earth Day, the BP Deepwater Horizontal exploration oil rig platform, 41 miles off the coast of Louisiana, exploded and sank into the Gulf of Mexico. The incident cost 11 human lives, [...]

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