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While Economic Recovery Claim Payments Restart, Environmental Impacts of BP Oil Spill Still Being Discovered

More than four years after the BP oil spill, the full extent of the impact is still unknown.  That’s because environmental experts are still uncovering damage.  Just last month, a massive tar mat, measuring 32 feet long and 9 feet wide, was discovered off of Gulf Islands National Seashore’s Fort Pickens Beach. Florida Panhandle officials […]

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Second Study Confirms BP Spill Responsible for Dolphin Deaths

Another study has been released confirming that the 2010 oil spill is responsible for the increase in dolphin deaths in the Gulf. U.S. scientists from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) have confirmed that dolphins suffering from lung disease, hormonal abnormalities, and other health issues are consistent with exposure to oil. Lori Schwake, lead […]