Researcher finds oil stuck on seafloor, not degrading as hoped — “Oil-choked bottom-dwelling critters” photographed

Scientists Finds Gulf Bottom Still Oily, Dead, Associated Press, February 19, 2011:

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Reporter: "Ninety percent of the oil from the spill hasn't even made it to the top" -- "In no way is this over"

Journalist discusses BP oil spill, Gulf aftermath, Charleston Gazette, February 17, 2011:

[Dahr Jamail] was on ...

“Massive submerged oil tarmats” remain in Gulf waters admits Coast Guard — “More toxic than tarballs” (VIDEO)

Coast Guard Oil Cleanup Report, WEAR, February 13, 2011:

[T]he Coast Guard is saying that a ... Read more >>

“Football field” of submerged crude found on Florida beach; Officials say “oil washing onshore everyday” — BP claims “the sand is clean” (VIDEO)

BP Beach Cleanup, WEAR ABC 3, February 12, 2011:

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“We’re history” if submerged oil washes ashore during a heavy storm says restaurant owner — “He’s worried about what remains in the Gulf”

Gulf Oil Spill: Tracking the Claims - Mysteries abound in the process, January 30, 2011, ... Read more >>

Local offical: “There was never any nearshore sampling” for submerged oil — BP admits “no one in the local beach cleanup is actually surveying” for it (VIDEO)

Getting answers from BP, WEAR, January 19, 2011:

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WEAR-TV: But commissioners are...worried that there is ... Read more >>

USF researchers find layers “up to 5 times thicker” than in August — “Oil’s presence on the ocean floor didn’t diminish with time; it grew”

"The layer is distributed very widely," radiating far out from the wellhead ... Read more >>

Oil “melt” next summer? Warm water allows submerged oil to surface says environmental expert

BP’s Deepwater Horizon oil spill leaves Gulf coast forever changed, Gulfbreeze News, December 30, 2010:

“If ...

BP/Feds did not look for oil in water more than 10 feet deep… due to “restriction”

Government report: Not much subsea oil, but tar mats from oil spill still near beaches, ... Read more >>

Boat engine causes oil to rise from seafloor -- "Just dead, everything's dead" (VIDEO)

Louisiana BP OIL SPILL 8 Months on Part 2, rawimagefilms, November 24, ... Read more >>

“Reefs of oil” on the ocean bottom near the coast says former cleanup worker

On Thanksgiving, Gulf Oil Disaster Victims Hope for the Truth, NRDC Switchboard by Rocky Kistner, ... Read more >>

Paper: "In the clear Florida water, the rust-colored masses can be seen from boats or while snorkeling"

Press Register: "It is still easy to find dinner plate-sized globs of oil sitting on the bottom of Pensacola Bay..." ... Read more >>

Oil under sand still just "as toxic as the fresh oil": Sample "had to be diluted 20 TIMES to get a reading" -- Florida agency says SAME sample NOT toxic

"The crude has very high danger levels of petroleum organics and is not safe for the public to be exposed to." ... Read more >>

Tears after heartbreaking discovery near FL border: “Massive amounts of submerged and sub-surface oil” pushed on to beaches — “Neverending” (VIDEO)

Locals and tourists made the disgusting discovery while during their morning beach walks and jogs.

No one was available from BP to answer questions. ... Read more >>

Scientists report “NEW plume of oil” with “millions of specks of reddish-brown oil in it”

Scientists Find New Oil Plume In Gulf, CBS 4, October 28, 2010:

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Today's Front Page: "Off the Charts" "Sky-High" "Extreme Toxicity" "Very Alarming" "Frightening" -- Local Florida official finds the oil

Gulf Breeze News Front-page, October 28, 2010

Fort McRae oil very toxic to humans, Gulf Breeze News by Scott Page, October 28, ... Read more >>

Submerged oil surfaces: Fishermen say 10 MILE patch of brown foam "5 INCHES THICK with red swirls of oil"

Despite Heavy Oil, Louisiana Keeps Fisheries Open, Dahr Jamail for Inter Press Service, October 26, ... Read more >>

Gulf Coast panel: "ALL of the speakers told of ONGOING RESPIRATORY PROBLEMS" -- Recontamination from "thick layer of oil on the bottom"

Six Months, Five Shrimp, and One Nasty Mess: Health & Seafood Safety Concerns from BP ... Read more >>

Local official: We're finding oil on seafloor, but no one will clean it up -- Told just let mother nature handle it (VIDEO)

Oyster Fest is a success, but fishermen fear uncertain future, Fox8 New Orleans, October 16, ... Read more >>

100 miles SOUTHEAST of blow-out: Oil appeared from "100 meters from the surface all the way down to 1,200 meters"

What Lies Beneath, National Wildlife Foundation, October 4, 2010:

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State Official: So much buried oil, boat motors "turn up globules of oil" and leave a trail of "long sheen"

Measuring number of dead ducks caused by oil spill proves difficulty, Times-Picayune, October 03, 2010:

[E]xperts ...

Giant oil plume appears to have climbed into shallower waters of continental shelf (VIDEO)


Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute published the following labeled image, that clearly shows the plume making ... Read more >>

NOAA finds “NO VISIBLE OIL” in any samples of sea floor from “areas around the site” of BP’s blow-out

NOAA says sediment on Gulf floor not visibly oiled, Associated Press, September 30, 2010:


"At this ...

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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Microbiologist researching "fish with mutated gills or mutated fins" via changes to DNA from oil; Mutations can be inherited and permanent -- What about microbes? (VIDEO)

National Geographic oil spill special features USF Scientist, ABC 10 Tampa, September 28, 2010:


The National ...

Head of EPA says that using dispersants in the Gulf was a "VERY EVIL" situation (VIDEO)

National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and Offshore Drilling, September 27, 2010:

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"MOST" of the dispersant used by BP in the Gulf is "still below the surface" says plume researcher

USF research included in TV special on Gulf spill, Tampa Tribune, September 27, 2010:


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“All we could see was oil” says top LSU researcher on flyover; “Divers said there was oil everywhere” in shallow waters of LA coast — NOAA says clean in 5 weeks?

La. coast hit by more oil, The Advocate (Baton Rouge), September 25, 2010:


Moderate to heavy ...

4 MILES offshore Pensacola: Scuba divers find “what appeared to be tarballs”, “nearby location shows a MUCH THICKER brown film” — Officials deny oil (VIDEO)

Possible oil below the ocean's surface, WEAR, September 22, 2010:

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INLAND: Diver discovers 30,000 square foot patch of submerged oil in PENSACOLA BAY

Oil lingering in waters off Alabama, Mississippi and Florida beaches, Press-Register (Ben Raines), September 23, ... Read more >>