Gulf of Mexico cleans itself naturall...

Gulf of Mexico cleans itself naturally from Deepwater Horizon blowout

There are 2 comments on the Ottawa Citizen story from Apr 8, 2013, titled Gulf of Mexico cleans itself naturally from Deepwater Horizon blowout. In it, Ottawa Citizen reports that:

Three years after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, scientists gathered by the Gulf of Mexico are making a surprising claim: That the massive spill wasn't a long-term disaster at all.

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Houston, TX

#1 Apr 8, 2013
"Everywhere the plume went, the die-off went," Hollander said.

In some areas where the die-off occurred, he said, the tiny creatures came back, but in others the bottom remains bare. Meanwhile, some of the burrowing kind are digging down into the contaminated sediment and stirring it up all over again.

Houston, TX

#2 Apr 21, 2013
Remember this ..

Firms 'own unburnable fossil fuels'...
... there is a danger of a carbon "bubble."

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