Gallery: Deepwater Horizon Oil in Gulf Traveling Up the Food Chain

 

We recently learned that BP, who we all know for causing the disaster in the Gulf of Mexico, has also been overlooking safety on their pipeline operation in Alaska and on their other massive gulf rig the Atlantis. The gulf response is still in full effect and though it was proven in late August that more than 79% of the oil was still floating in the Gulf, the US government opened some of the coastal waters to fishing. While workers are still toiling away cleaning coastal areas we’re finding out that nature has its own crafty ways of soaking up oil. Though fisherman have been given the go ahead to pull their catches from Gulf waters, scientists have now found that oil has officially entered the food chain.

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  1. geva November 10, 2010 at 4:02 am

    Perhaps big business and government would rather that this just goes away after the attention getting crisis, but in this case it will probably go on for years.

    It is certainly no surprise that they’ve started to find proof of the ecologic disaster that it is.

  2. suzobr November 9, 2010 at 11:42 am

    Does this surprise us?

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