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Oil Settled to Bottom of Ocean After Gulf Oil Spill

The oil left behind from the Deep Horizon catastrophe on April 20, 2010 is still threatening the Gulf region's people, economy and environment. During the event, a total of 185 million gallons of oil spilled into the Gulf region. At a glance,…

What Happened to the Oil? Scientists Say it's in the Food Web

What happened to all the oil that spilled in to the Gulf of Mexico region this spring and summer? Scientists say the nontoxic elements became dinner for plankton. During the spill, which began with an explosion, fire and sinking of the BP oil…