Thursday, May 20, 2010

The oil spill and hurricanes

As hurricane season looms, forecasters, scientists and residents along the Gulf Coast worry that a major storm could make the oil spill worse.

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration says a hurricane, or a succession of them, may bring oil up from the depths of the Gulf of Mexico and then push it ashore. Forecasters say a season with multiple storms could send oil farther inland and spread it as far as Cape Hatteras, N.C.

Remember this when BP "solves" the problem by adding chemicals which sink the oil to the bottom of the Gulf.

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