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C&EN Special Issue – Disaster In The Gulf

C&EN Special Issue: Disaster In The Gulf - Volume 88, Number 24, June 14, 2010

Disaster In The Gulf

Oil spill exposes regulatory, science gaps

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November 29, 2010

Burning Question

Gulf Spill: EPA reports that surface slick burns produced very low levels of cancer-causing dioxins.

September 27, 2010

Oil Spill's Size Swells

Deepwater Horizon: Magnitude of Gulf accident is far larger than previous estimates.

September 20, 2010

Aftermath Of Disaster

ACS Meeting News: Researchers discuss consequences of Deepwater Horizon spill.

August 23, 2010

Gulf Oil Plume Tracked

Oil Spill: First journal report to characterize deep-sea oil plume.

August 9, 2010

Microbes To The Rescue

The fate of spilled oil in the Gulf rests with the hydrocarbon-digesting microorganisms colonizing underwater plumes.

August 6, 2010

Dispersants' Effects Debated

Gulf Oil Spill: Much needs to be learned about oil treatments' toxicity, scientists say.

Gulf Of Mexico Dead Zone

Annual measurement reveals record hypoxic zone, but not necessarily related to the oil spill.

August 3, 2010

Dispersants Don't Increase Toxicity Of Oil

Gulf Oil Spill: EPA data show that mixtures of oil and dispersant are just as toxic to marine life as oil alone.

August 2, 2010

Plumes Finger Oil Spill

Geochemistry: BP leak is behind undersea oil plumes, isotopic analyses confirm.

July 28, 2010

Microbes To The Rescue?

Oil Spill: The fate of spilled oil in the Gulf rests with the hydrocarbon-digesting microbes colonizing underwater plumes.

July 27, 2010

Sugar Derivative Solidifies Oil

Materials Chemistry: Gelation process could turn spilled oil into skimmable fat for easy cleanup.

July 20, 2010

BP Will Acquire Verenium's Biofuels

BP's North American biofuels business has agreed to acquire Verenium's cellulosic biofuels business for $98.3 million.

July 16, 2010

Downsizing The Gulf Of Mexico's Dead Zone

Water Pollution: New model suggests larger cuts in nitrogen pollution needed to shrink the Gulf's dead zone.


Chronology Of A Catastrophe

April 20: Initial explosion on Deepwater Horizon exploration rig kills 11 people.

Tapping A Beast

» View live video feeds of the oil spill.

Spill Stretches Across The Gulf

The area of the Gulf where surface oil has been detected is growing, and unmeasured underwater plumes lurk.
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