Researcher finds layer of "slime" up to four inches thick at bottom of Gulf that's "affecting" marine life


Scientist: 'Slime Highway' at Bottom of Gulf, Fox Atlanta, September 30, 2010:

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A University of Georgia marine scientist says she has seen what she calls a slime highway at the bottom of the Gulf of Mexico. ...

[Doctor Samantha Joye] says the slime appears to be a combination of oil and other residue that sank to the bottom.

She says evidence points to the oil coming from the gulf oil leak and it's affecting the living organisms in the gulf.

Joye says the thickest layer of slime she found was about four inches deep.

Joye had previously reported finding just two inches of oily sediment: Researcher says “they found a FIELD OF OIL two inches thick, spreading as far as 70 miles from wellhead” — “Finding it everywhere that we looked” (VIDEO)

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