*BREAKING* Florida waters test positive for dissolved oil; Researchers “Suspect it’s a lot” (VIDEO)


Affected waters remain open to public for swimming

CNN Newsroom, June 23, 2010 at 9:10 am:

Transcript excerpts

CNN: Apparently there's oil in the water you can't see. Researchers at the University of West Florida say the samples taken from waters near Pensacola and Perdido Key in recent weeks tested positive for dissolved oil.

DICK SNYDER, University of West Florida: These are molecules that are dissolved in the water and you cannot see them. We've used a lot of dispersants on this oil spill.

SNYDER: And some of the oil will just naturally dissolve into the water. So we don't know how much of that there is. We suspect it's alot ...

CNN: There are currently no swimming advisories in place in that area.

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