Tag Archive: Spill

Sea Grant Publications on the Impacts of the BP Oil Spill

The Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill was one of the worst natural disasters in our country’s history. Photo: Gulf Sea Grant   We are pleased to announce the release of a pair of new bulletins outlining how the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill impacted the popular marine animals dolphins and sea turtles. To read these and …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/06/09/sea-grant-publications-on-the-impacts-of-the-bp-oil-spill/

Oil Spill Science: Five years later, what have we learned?

The Deepwater Horizon (DWH) oil spill occurred about 50 miles offshore of Louisiana in April 2010. Approximately 172 million gallons of oil entered the Gulf of Mexico. Five years after the incident, locals and tourists still have questions. This article addresses the five most common questions. QUESTION #1: Is Gulf seafood safe to eat? Ongoing …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2016/04/22/oil-spill-science-five-years-later-what-have-we-learned/