Topic: Dauphin Island
Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 05/10
What scientists know about how oil spills affect the environment is drawn from a range of past events, no two of which have been alike. Because the blowout occurred 5,000 feet below below the water surface, the Gulf oil spill is unchartered territory.
05/10/2010 03:45 pm
The large container meant to cap the leak that has caused a massive Gulf oil spill did not succeed this weekend. Meanwhile tar has begun washing ashore in Alabama.
05/09/2010 12:48 pm
In Pictures Louisiana oil spill
Coastal Texas now faces the classic question asked in the wake of other natural disasters.
09/17/2008 01:00 am