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Geologist says Florida panhandle beaches still affected by tar balls from Deepwater Horizon disaster

05/09/12 Seán Kinane
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More than two years ago the Deepwater Horizon exploded, setting off the worst maritime oil accident in U.S. history. The petroleum industry as well as people in the seafood and tourism sectors would like you to believe the effects of the oil disaster are long gone. But our guest has found lingering evidence of oil and dispersant on the beaches of Florida’s Panhandle. In a manuscript published last month, Rip Kirby i...

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