Plumes of Gulf oil spreading east on sea floor – CNN.com

Posted on August 17, 2010

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A new report set to be released Tuesday renews concerns about the long-term environmental impact of the Gulf Coast oil disaster, and efforts to permanently plug the ruptured BP oil well have been delayed again.Researchers at the University of South Florida have concluded that oil from the Deepwater Horizon spill may have settled to the bottom of the Gulf of Mexico further east than previously suspected — and at levels toxic to marine life.

via Plumes of Gulf oil spreading east on sea floor – CNN.com.

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