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Louisiana dolphins sick from BP oil spill listen

12/27/13 Janelle Irwin
WMNF Drive-Time News Friday
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Tags: BP, oil spill, Deepwater Horizon, 2010 oil spill, NOAA, dolphins, Gulf Restoration Network

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Dolphins living in the Gulf of Mexico near Louisiana are in poor and sometimes grave health following the 2010 BP oil disaster. ThatÂ’s based on a study released last week conducted by researchers from various governmental and private groups.

The study looked at 32 dolphins in Barataria Bay off the coast of the southeast tip of Louisiana. Of those, 29 were examined by ultrasound and lab tests. According to the study published in the journal Environmental Science and Technology, nearly half ...

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