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The New York Times
2010-06-09

The government and university researchers confirmed Tuesday that plumes of dispersed oil were spreading far below the ocean surface from the leaking well in the Gulf of Mexico, raising fresh concern about the potential impact of the spill on sea life.

The Baltimore Sun B'More Green Blog
2010-06-09

A trio of Maryland scientists are headed to the Gulf of Mexico this summer to see how the massive oil leak there has affected the northern Gulf's fish and the crittters on which they feed.

WMDT (Salisbury) Television
2010-06-09

CAMBRIDGE, Md. - Tuesday, we told you about a group of local researchers set to hit the Gulf of Mexico this summer. Wednesday, we spoke with Dr. Michael Roman, who is headed to Louisiana to examine the issues below the surface with two of his colleagues.

WJZ (Baltimore) Television
2010-06-09

As oil continues to spew into the Gulf of Mexico, scientists from Maryland got the call to examine the impact. To determine the impact oil is having on life out in the Gulf, Alex DeMetrick reports University of Maryland scientists have been selected to look for answers.

WBOC (Salisbury) Television
2010-06-08

CAMBRIDGE, Md.- A team of scientists from the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science Horn Point Laboratory will be traveling to the Gulf of Mexico later this summer to study the potential effects of the oil spill on plankton and fish communities in the northern Gulf.

The Salisbury Daily Times
2010-06-08

CAMBRIDGE — A team of scientists from the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science Horn Point Laboratory are scheduled to travel to the Gulf of Mexico.

The scientists plan to study the potential effects of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill on plankton and fish.

The Sydney Morning Herald
2010-06-07

Nearly a million gallons of dispersant have been poured into the Gulf of Mexico to fight the largest oil spill in US history, even though little is known about its effects.

Fishermen have claimed the dispersant makes them sick and kills sea life.

McClatchey News Service
2010-06-07

WASHINGTON — Concerns are mounting over the chemical dispersants BP's using to fight the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico now that over 1 million gallons of the chemical have been pumped in Gulf waters.

The Easton Star Democrat
2010-06-06

CAMBRIDGE - The massive oil slick that continues to spread across the Gulf of Mexico may not be headed for nearby coasts anytime soon, if at all, but that is not stopping local scientists from getting involved in the research.

The Easton Star Democrat
2010-06-04

TRAPPE - Nine sensors are in local waters as part of a one-year pilot program on coffee can-sized units that could ultimately pinpoint individual pollutant sources.