Posts Tagged ‘Gulf of Mexico’

ProPublica: Four Reasons Why Measuring Flow in BP’s Spill Matters

Monday, June 7th, 2010

By Marian Wang

Estimating oil flow from BP’s ruptured well in the Gulf of Mexico has consistently been a subject of contention among the oil company, the government and the skeptics who believe that official estimates significantly low-ball the scale of the disaster.


A Glimpse of How the Planet Dies Right Before Our Eyes?

Sunday, May 16th, 2010

Scientists Find Giant Plumes of Oil Forming Under the Gulf  – New York Times

From Front Page of Huffington Post

Scientists are finding enormous oil plumes in the deep waters of the Gulf of Mexico, including one as large as 10 miles long, 3 miles wide and 300 feet thick in spots. The discovery is fresh evidence that the leak from the broken undersea well could be substantially worse than estimates that the government and BP have given. — Full story, NY Times, here. Huffington Post story here.