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Oil Spill Update - NOAA Releases Information on Potential Long Term Movement of Oil


NOAA has released additional information regarding the movement of oil from the Deepwater Horizon accident and what to expect if the oil does reach South Florida.

According to NOAA (at this writing) there have been no confirmed observations of oil from the Deepwater Horizon Site near South Florida. Monitoring presently consists of daily overflights by trained observers to check for oil near the Loop Current, and vessels searching for tar balls approaching the Florida Keys.

Please refer to the following documents for NOAA's latest information on the long term movement of the oil and what to expect in South Florida from the BP oil spill:

NOAA Modeling the Potential Long Term Movement of Oil

NOAA What to Expect in South Florida from the Deepwater Horizon/ BP Oil Spill

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