It’s Clear… Finder of Undersea Plume: ‘Petroleum has extracted itself from the crude and is now incorporated into the waters with solvents’


Excerpts from BP oil spill: death and devastation and it's just the start, The Guardian:

David Hollander, an oceanographer at the University of South Florida who helped discover one of the plumes, said: "It may be due to the application of the dispersants that a portion of the petroleum has extracted itself from the crude and is now incorporated into the waters with solvents and detergents."

He said there could be knock-on impacts on organisms further up the food chain. "We think there could be both short-term and long-term implications."

Read the article here: http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2010/may/31/bp-oil-spill-death-impact

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