FDA: Don't Worry About Chemical Dispersants and Gulf Seafood

Jeff Neumann · 08/07/10 01:10PM

Now that BP's oil well is plugged, government scientists can start looking at what 1.8 million gallons of the chemical dispersant Corexit did to the environment, and seafood in the Gulf of Mexico. The FDA says don't sweat it!

New Oil Spill Buzzword: 'Seep'

Jeff Neumann · 07/19/10 04:12AM

Remember the heady days of last weekend, when it seemed that BP had finally capped the leaky oil well? So much for that! Government tests yesterday detected a "seep a distance from the well." [Bloomberg; pic: AP]

Tar Balls Wash Ashore In Northeast Florida

Jeff Neumann · 07/10/10 08:49AM

Analysts predicted that it would only be a matter of time before oil from the Gulf spill would make its way up the east coast. On Thursday locals at Crescent Beach, in northeast Florida, found tar balls on the shore.

The Oil Spill Beach Cleanup: Get Over It

Jeff Neumann · 07/08/10 06:40AM

Why remove the oil beneath the sand along Gulf beaches when you can just let it sit there forever? It's not hurting anyone. That's the thinking of some "experts," at least. What you can't see won't hurt you!