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Oil Spills and their Impact on the Environment
August 22, 2011 · 1 Comment

Today’s Guest Blogger is Wes Tunnel, Ph.D. , marine biologist who has studied oil spills and their impact on the environment. For over 40 years he has helped develop the National Spill Control School. Dr. Tunnell, is Associate Curator of Malacology at the Houston Museum of Natural Science and Associate Director of the Harte Research Institute for […]

Deepwater Update
August 31, 2010 · Be The First To Comment

The Deepwater Horizon oil spill is finally coming to an end. After over 100 days, it seems that a cap, a static kill and the relief well will finally stop oil from pouring into the sea. The estimate for the flow of the well has changed many times over the past 3 months. It seems […]

Deepwater Update
June 14, 2010 · Be The First To Comment

The Deepwater Horizon oil spill unfortunately is still leaking crude oil into the environment. Despite the best effort of several companies, our government and individuals, the oil spill has yet to be stopped. The “top kill“, a method where a drilling solution (called “mud”) was pumped down into the well to overpower the pressure of the […]


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