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Forum recounts impacts from Gulf oil spill

UF researchers set forums on Gulf oil spill

UF-led team awarded more than $6.5 million for oil spill projects

Psychological effects of BP oil spill go beyond residents of impacted shorelines

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Article in “The Advocate” a Baton Rouge, LA e-newspaper has some quotes from Dr. Brian Mayers talk regarding BP compensation. Channel 5 News reports that Alabama waters open 2 weeks early for brown shrimp season. Watch video coverage of this story here.
BP Oil Spill Still Drowning Business It’s been two years since an oil rig owned by British Petroleum ruptured, spewing over 200-million gallons of oil into the Gulf of Mexico. The leak has been capped for over a year. But as GTN’s Kimberly Howard shows us, businesses in …

University of Maryland Medical Center. “Broader Psychological Impact of 2010 Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill”  ScienceDaily, 17 Feb. 2011. Web. 23 Feb. 2012.

Stressed Out: The Gulf Oil Spill Impacted Hundreds of Thousands of Floridians Mentally, Economically, and Legally. Explore Magazine.  J. Glenn Morris, Jr. (Healthy Gulf, Healthy Communities project investigator) and Bill Mahan (an extension agent with the Florida Sea Grant program in Franklin County) are cited. Click here for .pdf version of this article.

A Year After the Spill, “Unusual” Rise in Health Problems; National Geographic; The work of Lynn Grattan (Healthy Gulf, Healthy Communities researcher) is cited.   



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