Bay ‘dead zone’ forecast smaller this summer

Bay 'dead zone' forecast smaller this summer By By Timothy B. Wheeler, The Baltimore Sun The fish-smothering "dead zone" now forming in the middle of the Chesapeake Bay is likely to be one of the smallest in the past 25 summers, scientists predicted Tuesday, a brighter outlook they credited to favorable weather as well as [...]

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A Dead Zone Was Already in the Gulf

A Dead Zone Was Already in the Gulf By By Ed Wallace June 2010The environmental damage being done to the Gulf of Mexico is often described as the size of either New Jersey or Massachusetts so the layman can understand its vastness, and indeed its enormity. Most recently the damage has been estimated to cover [...]

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Oil is the real ‘green’ fuel, not wind or solar or biofuels

Oil is the real 'green' fuel, not wind or solar or biofuels By ARIZONA DAILY STAR Jonah Goldberg Tribune Media Services |Saturday, June 19, 2010A rolling "dead zone" off the Gulf of Mexico is killing sea life and destroying livelihoods. Recent estimates put the blob at nearly the size of New Jersey. Alas, I'm not [...]

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Natural gas from Gulf well could create oxygen-poor ‘dead zone’

Natural gas from Gulf well could create oxygen-poor 'dead zone' By Fort Worth Star TelegramPosted Friday, Jun. 18, 2010NEW ORLEANS -- Vast amounts of natural gas in crude oil escaping from the blown Gulf of Mexico well could seriously threaten marine life by creating "dead zones" where oxygen is so depleted that nothing lives. The [...]

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Oil spill ecological disaster that could worsen dead zone

Oil spill ecological disaster that could worsen dead zone By Robert Pore 4 June 2010The massive BP oil spill in the Gulf  is an ecological disaster and will only worsen the pollution that the U.S. already pumps into the Gulf  through the Mississippi River with agricultural and urban waste. Michigan State University professor Nathaniel Ostrom [...]

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Gulf oil spill could widen, worsen dead zone

Gulf oil spill could widen, worsen dead zone By Mark Fellows, University Relations, Mark.Fellows@ur.msu.edu, Cell: (517) 819-5437, Office: (517) 884-0166; Nathaniel Ostrom, Zoology, Office: (517) 355-4661, ostromn@msu.eduJune 04, 2010EAST LANSING, Mich. — While an out-of-control gusher deep in the Gulf of Mexico fouls beaches and chokes marshland habitat, another threat could be growing below the [...]

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