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Four years after oil spill, environmentalists still looking for restoration listen

04/08/14 Janelle Irwin
WMNF Drive-Time News Tuesday
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Tags: BP, oil spill, Deepwater Horizon, Gulf

A National Wildlife Federation study of Gulf wildlife four years after the BP oil spill shows a continued effect on bottlenose dolphins. According to the report, since 2010, more than 900 dolphins have found dead or stranded in the affected area and last year dolphins were found dead at three times the rate considered normal. The study also looked at ongoing affects on birds, whales and varies species of fish. During a teleconference today, Dr. Pamela Plotkin, an oceanography research profess...

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