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Deepwater Horizon Spill Affected Microbial Communities
2012-06-07 11:43:32

While the tar-stained beaches from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill may be long gone, the Gulf of Mexico’s smallest residents are still reacting to its effects.

Two-Years Later, Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Still Having An Impact
2012-04-20 11:05:51

Two-years ago today, the Deepwater Horizon oil rig made the Gulf of Mexico shorelines a hotbed for headlines at the time, and even today.

Scientists Find Higher Concentrations Of Heavy Metals In Post Oil Spill Oysters From Gulf Of Mexico
2012-04-19 08:18:55

Comparisons between pre- and post-spill specimens show an increase in vanadium, chromium, cobalt, and lead concentrations in shells, gill, and muscle tissue

2012-04-12 10:19:28

Inadequate knowledge about the effects of deepwater oil well blowouts such as the Deepwater Horizon event of 2010 threatens scientists' ability to help manage and assess comparable events in future.

Deepwater Horizon Spill Left Behind Sick Dolphins
2012-03-28 11:29:01

NOAA marine mammal biologists are reporting signs of poor health in bottlenose dolphins in the Gulf Coast. The dolphins, located in Barataria Bay, may be experiencing poor health due to exposure from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill of 2010.


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  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.