The toll of toxics: investigating environmental contaminants

The Wildlife Professional
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Abstract

On Earth Day of this year, the British Petroleum-operated Deepwater Horizon oil drilling rig exploded in the Gulf of Mexico, 41 miles off the Louisiana coast. The blast killed 11 workers, injured 17, launched a massive oil spill, and triggered an environmental catastrophe—the full impact of which may not be realized for years.

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Publication type Article
Publication Subtype Journal Article
Title The toll of toxics: investigating environmental contaminants
Series title The Wildlife Professional
Volume 4
Issue 2
Year Published 2010
Language English
Publisher The Wildlife Society
Publisher location Bethesda, MD
Contributing office(s) Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, Contaminant Biology Program
Description 7 p.
First page 24
Last page 30
Country United States
State Louisiana
Online Only (Y/N) N
Additional Online Files (Y/N) N