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Archive: August 15, 2010 - August 21, 2010

Scientists: Indications of oil on gulf floor

A scientific expedition has found indications that there is oil in the sediments at the bottom of a deep underwater canyon, raising new questions about the lingering impact of BP's spill on the Gulf of Mexico.

By David A. Fahrenthold | August 17, 2010; 5:41 PM ET | Comments (1)

Algae blooms seen in the Chesapeake Bay

Cranberry-colored algae is appearing on the beaches of Newport News -- the result of algae blooms appearing in the lower Chesapeake Bay, The Daily Press reports. The blooms are fueled by hot summer weather and recent rains. The dark veins...

By Victoria Benning | August 16, 2010; 1:44 PM ET | Comments (0)

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