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Deep sea oil spill projections – experts respond

Dacia Herbulock posted in on October 23rd, 2013.

How widespread an impact would the failure of a deep sea oil well in New Zealand waters have on coastlines and fishing grounds? A report attempting to answer this question, commissioned by Greenpeace NZ from data modelling firm Dumpark, has been released today. It models the potential spread of a major deep sea oil spill in […]

Much of Deepwater Horizon spilled oil gone

Peter Griffin posted in on August 6th, 2010.

The Deepwater Horizon oil spill appears to be largely over, with news that three quarters of the oil released during the approximately four months of the spill, has gone. Most of the oil has evaporated, with what is left apparently being quite diluted.  Heavier remnants are either floating on the surface, or have washed up […]

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