TITLE

Back To Reality

AUTHOR(S)
Carpenter, Robert
PUB. DATE
November 2010
SOURCE
Underground Construction;Nov2010, Vol. 65 Issue 11, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the author's thoughts about the Gulf of Mexico oil spill in 2010 and the Exxon Valdez oil spill in 1989 in Prince William Sound, Alaska. The author asserts that experts tried to compare and contrasts the environmental impacts of the oil spills. He argues that the experts did not realize that oil in the Gulf of Mexico was a natural occurring element. He envisions that ecological impacts of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill will include a major red tide.
ACCESSION #
55696528

 

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