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Dear Reader, To preserve your ability to recover money damages against Transocean (BP) and include your claim in this trial, the court filing deadline is April 20, 2011. The trial will decide whether Transocean, the owner of the Deepwater Horizon rig, can limit what it pays claimants under Maritime law. Download the Short Form here. […]

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A tide of dead infant dolphins has washed ashore along a 100-mile stretch of the Alabama and Mississippi coastlines in the past two weeks, and marine experts today said they believe last summer’s Gulf oil spill may be to blame. “I believe this is very very unusual what we’re dealing with. It’s a tenfold increase […]

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Last week a member of Protect our Waters attended a lecture by Dr. Ian MacDonald, PhD, Professor of Oceanography from Florida State University, regarding the current state of the Gulf.  The synopsis below is a must-read for Gulf residents interested in how the BP oil blowout is affecting our waters. Hi All,   I went to a […]

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Twenty Years Later… The Exxon-Valdez accident occurred during spawning season for herring. A year later, the fish came back in force, bringing a sense of relief. But herring take four years to become adults. And like clockwork, the herring population of Prince William Sound collapsed four years after the spill. Those that came back were […]

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Can You Believe It?

Just when the oil industry thought it was safe to push for lifting the moratorium on drilling in the Gulf… we have yet another exploded oil rig! What kind of oversight has the government provided to keep this from happening again?

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Quote from Mote Marine Laboratory’s Senior Vice President for Research Dr. Michael Crosby on August 11, 2010:“The oil slicks may be gone, but that oil is not gone. Over 50%, the majority of the oil is still out there right now. The more significant impacts are not the ones that come from the coming immediate […]

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