Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill May Not Be Worst Ever, But Threatens Clean Energy Future

While thousands of workers are desperately trying to shut off a nearly three-week-long leak in the Gulf of Mexico, scientists from around the country are evaluating the impact this oil spill will have on the nation.


But there are still potential major impacts beneath the surface, says Ronald Kendall, Texas Tech University’s Environmental and Human Health Director: “Just because we haven’t seen dead animal on the beach, doesn’t mean impacts are not occurring.”

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