and gas activity. Source: Ko, Jae-Young, Impacts of Oil and Gas Activities on Coastal Wetlands Loss in the Mississippi Delta,
Harter Research Institute. Also Penland, Shea, et al., Process Classification of Coastal Land Loss Between
1932 and 1990 in the Mississippi River Delta Plain, Southeastern Louisiana. (1990). U.S. Geological
Survey, Open File Report 00-418.
WILDLIFE, HUMAN AND ECOSYSTEM IMPACTS
How Toxic are Oil Dispersants? Groups Press EPA to Find Out Before Next Spill (Earthjustice Press Release)
Also see: Beachapedia article on dispersants
Shell still hopes to drill for oil in Alaska
Doesn't that slick animation remove any fears you might have had about an oil well blowout?