Hurricanes Could Carry Gulf “Oil” Inland

National Geographic: Could pollutants from the BP oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico end up as far north as New England? That could happen if a hurricane or tropical storm hits the Gulf region and moves northward. Siddhartha Mitra, Geochemist, East Carolina University "On land, no one's really though about the effect of material coming over from the ocean, marine areas onto land." Geochemist Sid Mitra, from East Carolina University, is studying how far hydrocarbons, released as the oil ......

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