Latest Mississippi River Delta News: Oct. 28, 2014
BP spill left “bathtub ring” of oil across more than 1,200 square miles of Gulf seafloor, new study says
By Mark Schleifstein, NOLA.com – The Times-Picayune. Oct. 27, 2014.
“Scientists have found evidence of a “bathtub ring” of oil particles from the BP Deepwater Horizon spill covering more than 1,200 square miles of the Gulf of Mexico’s seafloor…” (read more)
Gulf Coast landowners, farmers can tap $40M in conservation cash from BP oil spill
By Mark Schleifstein, NOLA.com – The Times-Picayune. Oct. 28, 2014.
“Gulf coast landowners and farmers are eligible for $40 million in conservation grants aimed at offsetting the impacts of the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill….” (read more)
Deepwater Horizon gunk settled far and wide
By Mark Schrope, nature.com. Oct. 27, 2014.
“Survey of deep-sea sediment helps to explain “missing oil” from 2010 spill…” (read more)