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Miami Beach Could Be Affected By Oil Spill, More So Than West Coast

5 years ago by Kyle Munzenrieder
The devastating oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico has concerned us, but we didn't think it would actually reach the beaches of Miami and other east coast shores. However, a University of Florida oceanographic engineer says that the east coast of Florida is at greater risk than most of...
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High Chance Oil Spill in Gulf Of Mexico Will Affect South Florida

5 years ago by Erik Maza
Scientists predicted today that the BP oil spill has a 61-80 percent chance of reaching South Florida. Unlike the west coast, which is likely to not be affected at all, the Florida Keys, Ft. Lauderdale and Miami have "a greater probability due to the potential influence of the Loop Current,"...
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Oil Spill Seafood: Miami Chefs Sound Off

5 years ago by Jacob Katel
The BP Oil Spill is now responsible for the closure of slightly more than 22 percent of federal waters in the Gulf of Mexico's "exclusive economic zone" according to the NOAA Fisheries Service. The map above represents the most recent closure data.Monday, we surveyed local toques at a meeting of...
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Scientists: Oil Could Reach East Coast in Weeks

5 years ago by Kyle Munzenrieder
BP has yet to cap the oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico, and as millions of more gallons of oil rush into the waters as new National Center for Atmospheric Research predicts that spill could start affecting the Atlantic Coast in a matter of weeks with Miami's shores some...
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Oil Spill Reactions From Miami Seafood Chefs and Purveyors

5 years ago by Jacob Katel
The BP oil spill has put all of South Florida in an officially declared State of Emergency. Not long before that announcement was made, we reached out to seafood industry folks like Chef Jonathan Eismann and one of his longtime purveyors, Christopher Twiss, as part of our continuing coverage on...
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