Tag Archives: oil spill

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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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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