Florida Keys boat captain says the oil disaster is not over — “Could easily show up in the Keys a few years from now”

Captain Tad Burke, Commodore, Florida Keys Fishing Guides Association, The Florida Keys Response To … Read more >>

Disaster in the Florida Keys: Lobster fisherman says “I’ve never seen anything like this” — “Everything has changed”

Spill’s long-term impact keeps heat on BP, Financial Times, January 3, 2011:

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Hundreds more vultures found floating in South Florida — Broad-winged hawk also rescued (PHOTOS)

The hawk is being kept for two weeks as a precautionary measure. … Read more >>

“The tissue mostly just DISSOLVED” when adding COREXIT 9500 says researcher — “With the oil alone there was no effect”

Corals Won’t Survive A Shallow-Water Oil Spill Treated With Dispersants, National Wildlife Federation (Wildlife … Read more >>

Marine experts in Florida Keys: Concerned about submerged plumes, NINE Exxon Valdez spills remain in Gulf

The Florida Keys Keynoter reports on a forum of Marine experts in Key West … Read more >>

Legal Expert: Florida Keys fishing industry may be “devastated for eight to 15 years”

Fishing firms prepare to file BP claims, Orlando Sentinel, July 28, 2010:

The biggest … Read more >>

Keys resident: Florida Bay is “definitely contaminated now”; BP’s claims office in Marathon “has brought in security”

Plaintiffs Attorneys Knock BP Fund Administrator, Daily Business Review, July 26, 2010:

[Marathon fisherman … Read more >>

BP immediately hiring 300 oil cleanup workers in Florida Keys; Must be ready to report for duty within 12 to 18 hours

Local oil spill responders sought, Key West Citizen (Subscription), July 6, 2010:

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Coast Guard plans to let oil hit the beach, “No booms in Florida Keys;

Unified Command: No oil booms in the Keys, Florida Keys Keynoter, June 26, 2010:

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ROFFS: Oil-dispersant mixture 40 miles south of Florida Keys on June 22

ROFFSâ„¢ OCEANOGRAPHIC ANALYSIS FOR THE DEEPWATER HORIZON OIL SPILL AREA (Public Version), June 22, … Read more >>

Meteorologist Jeff Masters: In September the currents likely will create a “relatively clear path for oil to follow to the Keys”

Tropical system could make Gulf oil spill much worse, Sun-Sentinel, June 23, 2010:

Potentially, … Read more >>

NEW aerial photos of streamers near the Florida Keys

Oil Slick in the Florida Keys (PHOTOS), Kelly Ann Thomas, June 21, 2010:

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Once oil crosses continental shelf, likely to “affect Florida’s west coast as far south as the Keys”

Florida Keys dodging threat from oil spill, Miami Herald, June 22, 2010:

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Keys Attorney: “BP claims offices are staffed with insurance adjusters”; Must file claim with BP to initiate a future lawsuit

Prepare carefully for oil spill damage claims against BP, other firms, The Citizen (Florida … Read more >>

NOAA forecast: Oil boundary EAST of Dry Tortugas in Florida Keys

June 19 NOAA Off-shore Forecast

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Clear evidence oil spill particles in Florida Straits; Projected to reach from Key West to West Palm Beach shelf areas

Regional Gulf of Mexico Model circulation forecasts, University of Miami, Rosenstiel School of Marine … Read more >>

Florida Keys could be like “an abandoned mining town”; Ad campaign for ‘reef fest’ reaches 1.5 million people, only 6 show up

Florida Skips Offshore Oil Binge but Still Pays, New York Times, June 12, 2010:

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Oil just south of Florida Keys by June 19: Forecast

Latest HYCOM-GFS oilspill forecast shows a large stretch of oil approximately 15 miles … Read more >>

Breaking: NOAA scientists say “Oil plume located off Florida’s southwest coast and heading toward the Tortugas” in the Florida Keys

UM/CIMAS and NOAA/AOML Scientists Locate Oil Plume, University of Miami News Release:

Using these … Read more >>

Oil boundary 50 miles from Florida Keys by June 15: NOAA forecast

June 3 Flashback: “Oil sheen was 100 miles west of the Dry Tortugas”; Heading east at 25 miles a day

Excerpt from Oil sheen closes in on Tortugas, Florida Keys News, June 3, 2010:

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The Citizen (Key West): “Separate patches of oil were in the Florida Straits south of Key West on Sunday” June 6

Patrols provide early oil alert, The Citizen (Key West), June 8, 2010:

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St. Petersburg Times’ web editor: “BP drilling disaster: Oil rounds our southern tip”

BP drilling disaster: Oil rounds our southern tip, Tampabay.com “Let’s Talk”, June 8, 2010:

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Newly released aerial photos reveal ‘streamers’ in Florida Keys

Streamers of oil spotted NNW of Marathon

“Unfortunately, [the photos] don’t give what we … Read more >>

Breaking: Coast Guard confirms oil sheen in Florida Keys; Officials lay protective boom

Reports are breaking of multiple oil sightings in the Florida Keys.

Excerpts from the … Read more >>

CNN iReport: “Significant amounts of oil” are “floating ashore in the Florida Keys”

From CNN iReport: http://www.ireport.com/docs/DOC-454191

Joecooool, Duck Key, FL Keys

“Significant amounts of oil … Read more >>

Researchers: “Of special note, a streak of oil is now moving in the direction of the Florida Keys”

“Of special note, a streak of oil is now moving in the direction of … Read more >>

Oil reported at Marathon Key in the Florida Keys

Laurie Greeley Diefenthaler, Florida Keys

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This is a report from Laurie … Read more >>

Attorney: ‘Keys economy could be in peril’

An excerpt from the Florida Keys Keynoter:

“This is terrible. I feel so bad … Read more >>

ALERT: NASA satellite shows oil 20 miles from Florida Keys

On May 27, the first filament from the BP oil spill is seen approaching … Read more >>

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