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Latest William "Monty" Graham Stories

2010-11-08 12:15:00

Scientists have tracked how certain nontoxic elements of oil from the BP spill quickly entered the food web in the Gulf of Mexico. The new study suggests the 172 million-gallons of oil spilled into the Gulf in April have become food for plankton. "Everybody is making a huge deal of where did the oil go," chief study author William "Monty" Graham, a plankton expert at the Dauphin Island Sea Lab in Alabama, told the Associated Press (AP). "It just became food." The study didn't specifically...