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BP oil gusher capped one year ago tomorrow

By on July 13th, 2011 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 10:09 am

Thursday will be the one-year anniversary of the day the BP oil gusher in the Gulf of Mexico was finally capped. Florida public radio’s Steve Newborn takes a look at some of the scientists who made national headlines with their [...]

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Researchers continue to find oil under Gulf waters

By on August 18th, 2010 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 3:12 pm

The capping of BP’s Deepwater Horizon well hasn’t stopped oil from affecting marine life in the Gulf. As Steve Newborn reports, oil is now being found on the ocean bottom far from the well site.

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BP oil spill, 100 days and counting

By on July 30th, 2010 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 3:21 pm

It’s been more than 100 days since the Deepwater Horizon blew up and sank to the bottom of the Gulf. Since then, an unlikely group has taken center stage – ocean researchers. Steve Newborn takes a look at the scientists [...]

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Gusher capped but impact of oil spill will last for years

By on July 15th, 2010 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 3:18 pm

The first testing of the cap on BP’s Gulf of Mexico drill site has apparently stopped the gusher. It’s the first time since the stricken Deepwater Horizon sank in April that no oil is pouring into the Gulf. But many [...]

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