BP has continued to question whether or not oil is actually floating beneath the ocean surface in the Gulf. But new water tests confirm that yes, plumes are indeed developing – plumes far larger than anyone thought.
Natural disasters tend to bring out the socially-minded celebrities, but the Gulf Oil Spill has truly taken the cake in forging an unlikely A-list (or is it B-list) alliance. Just think Waterworld meets Avatar, meets Bio-Dome.
Yes, it turns out that biting political satire can take the form of 140-character punch lines.
It will be one month ago Thursday that the Deepwater Horizon first caught fire, spewing its first barrels of oil into the Gulf at a rate that would eventually produce underwater plumes more than 10 miles long, costing BP more …