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2:02 pm on Friday July 30, 2010

Odds getting better that oil from Gulf spill won't reach East Coast

Image by Flickr user lumis Despite early fears that oil spewing from the Deepwater Horizon drill site would enter a chain of ocean currents and be pushed to East Coast beaches, it's now looking less likely as the oil appears to not have entered the ...
11:04 am on Friday July 30, 2010

Odds getting better that oil from Gulf spill won't reach East Coast

Flickr user lumis Despite early fears that oil spewing from the Deepwater Horizon drill site would enter a chain of ocean currents and be pushed to East Coast beaches, it's now looking less likely as the oil appears to not have entered the Loop...
6:18 am on Wednesday June 2, 2010

Gulf oil spill would span entire S.C. coast

Image by In Perspective: Visualizing the BP Oil Disaster More than a month ago I commented on how the Oil Spill in the Gulf would reach from Savannah to Charleston -- well as you know that spill has been growing. Today the spill's size would span...
5:19 am on Tuesday May 4, 2010

Lowcountry beaches could be affected by Gulf oil spill

Image by Flickr user Massachusetts Dept. of Environmental ProtectionAccording to some ocean-current forecasters, we here in the Lowcountry could be seeing tar balls mixing with seashells within two weeks as the discharge from the disastrous oil...
4:52 pm on Tuesday April 27, 2010

Gulf oil spill same size as Savannah to Charleston to St. George (updated)

Image by NASA The oil spill as of Sunday, April 25. Update April 27: Poor turnout today for a meeting in North Charleston about drilling off the coast of South Carolina. First reporting: The oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico is still growing as fears...
4:29 am on Tuesday August 26, 2008

Gustav steers away from Charleston as Fay dies down

Image by NOAA/NASAImage by 20080826gustav.jpg Gustav (bottom right) is getting running just as Fay is breaking up (top left). Several other "areas of interest" are also forming in the Atlantic. Gustav has formed into a hurricane and is expected to...
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