Latest news: August 1, 2012
BP oil spill dispersants may have hurt Gulf of Mexico food chain, study finds
The Associated Press. July 31, 2012.
"A study on possible effects of the 2010 BP oil spill indicates dispersants may have killed plankton — some of the ocean's tiniest plants and creatures — and disrupted the food chain in the Gulf of Mexico, one of the nation's richest seafood grounds. Scientists who read the study said it points toward major future effects of the spill. One called its findings scary…" (Read more)