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Whose Oil? The Gulf of Mexico’s or BP’s?

By on October 14th, 2013 | Last updated: October 15, 2013 at 10:08 am

(Photo credit: Christine Mikitaw/Flickr)
A team of scientists — including a University of Florida geologist — is using a British Petroleum grant to examine the effects of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill on the Gulf of Mexico’s ecosystem. They’ve discovering detectable levels of oil have entered the food web.

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In the News: high local STD rate, state seeks $6 billion from BP, AP’s twitter hacked, U.S. revises sexual assault case procedures

By on April 24th, 2013 | Last updated: April 24, 2013 at 11:53 am

Alachua County carries high STD rate in the state – The Florida Department of Health released data revealing that Alachua County residents have the fourth highest rate of sexually transmitted diseases in Florida. The Independent Florida Alligator Florida Attorney General seeks nearly [...]

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In the News: Florida Earth Day, Potential GED grant, Satchel’s sodas, 5 dead in Seattle shootings

By on April 22nd, 2013 | Last updated: April 22, 2013 at 10:44 am

Water is on Florida’s mind this Earth Day – The BP oil spill is remembered on this Earth Day as today marks the third year anniversary of the oil disaster. The oil spill has not been the only water issue [...]

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Negative effects of BP oil spill linger for Florida businesses

By on February 26th, 2013 | Last updated: February 26, 2013 at 10:29 pm

The trial over the 2010 British Petroleum oil spill began Monday. Three years later, some business owners say they can still feel the financial effects of the disaster.

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In the News: Gas prices rise, search for suspect widens, Ikea withdraws meatballs, trial begins for Gulf oil spill

By on February 25th, 2013 | Last updated: February 26, 2013 at 2:17 pm

February a bad month for buying gas – At $3.63 a gallon, the monthly national average price has surpassed last February’s average by 8 cents, according to the AAA. In Florida, the average price was $3.869, an increase of nearly [...]

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In the News: Susan Rice, Florida restaurant surcharge, Jill Kelley, BP charged

By on November 15th, 2012 | Last updated: November 15, 2012 at 3:12 pm

Obama defends Susan Rice against GOP attacks – Barack Obama defended United Nations envoy Susan Rice after the Republican Party had made remarks that he should not choose her as his Secretary of State to replace Hillary Rodham Clinton. USA [...]

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