Tuesday, September 14, 2010

We're not out of the woods on this one yet

The oil did not disappear as much as the Feds would want us to believe.

The ramifications of possibly hundreds of square miles of ocean bottom being coated and killing off all the bottom life is enormous.

Oil from the BP Spill found at bottom of Gulf
University of Georgia Researcher Says Samples Are Showing Oil From the Spill

Oil from the BP spill has not been completely cleared, but miles of it is sitting at the bottom of the Gulf of Mexico, according to a study currently under way.

Professor Samantha Joye of the Department of Marine Sciences at the University of Georgia, who is conducting a study on a research vessel just two miles from the spill zone, said the oil has not disappeared, but is on the sea floor in a layer of scum.

"We're finding it everywhere that we've looked. The oil is not gone," Joye said. "It's in places where nobody has looked for it."

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