Aug 23, 2010


Some people try to hide the facts, and some people try to hide from the facts.
  • Researchers find underwater oil plume in Gulf Researchers say the presence of a mile-wide underwater oil plume in the Gulf of Mexico proves environmental dangers from the BP well leak remain, according to a study published in the journal Science. Scientists do not yet know the levels of toxicity present in the plume, but say degradation of the oil is occurring at one-tenth the rate it would if the oil was on the surface. National Public Radio (text and audio) (8/20)