Top Scientist: “Well has already spewed enough oil to coat ecosystems ALL along the Gulf Coast”

Tech scientists hold nothing back in battling effects of Gulf spill, Lubbock Avalanche-Journal (Texas), July 21, 2010:

[Ron] Kendall said Tuesday in his office at Texas Tech’s Insitute [sic] of Environmental & Human Health, the well has already spewed enough oil to coat ecosystems all along the Gulf Coast.

As the institute’s director, Kendall and a team of 25 other Tech scientists have been tasked with confronting one of the worst environmental disasters in American history. No other team has the tools or the expertise that TIEHH has, he said. No other group has the decades of experience with wildlife toxicology. Kendall literally wrote the book on the topic. ...

As one of the world’s foremost experts, even Kendall can’t wrap his mind around it. ... “It’s unbelievable,” Kendall said. “It’s still unfolding. This is a catastrophe of enormous proportions. To me, this is the biggest environmental toxicology experiment we’ve ever conducted.” ...

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