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Federal Agency, Under Questioning, Clarifies Its Rosy Gulf Report

Federal Agency, Under Questioning, Clarifies Its Rosy Gulf Report


Gulf Oil Spill and Seafood Safety Government Panel: 75% of oil still in GulfTestifying before a house panel on Thursday, an official with the National...
By Pro Publica  |  August 20, 2010
Scientists Predict Larger ‘Dead Zones’ in Gulf

Scientists Predict Larger ‘Dead Zones’ in Gulf


Oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico: More bad news for the "dead zone?"Federally-funded scientists predicted a "larger than average" dead zone in the Gulf...
By Pro Publica  |  June 29, 2010
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Pointing fingers in the Gulf

Now that we have enlisted the aid of James Cameron, Kevin Costner, Betty White, and the Olneyville New York System Oil, Olestra, and Anal Leakage Institute to help plug the BP underwater gusher in the Gulf of Mexico, let’s take a look at what is really b
The disaster was waiting to happen; kudos for Grover; and gangsta talk
By PHILLIPE AND JORGE  |  June 11, 2010
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We're killing the oceans

I meet world-renowned undersea photojournalist Brian Skerry at Legal Seafoods, across from the New England Aquarium, where he's the explorer in residence. He orders a chicken Caesar salad.
Is it too late to save the seas that sustain us?
By MIKE MILIARD  |  November 20, 2009