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Response to DFW (Original post)

Tue Mar 27, 2012, 04:56 PM

1. This is natural gas, not oil, that is leaking

So that's a small relief, since the natural gas will eventually percolate out of the seawater with time and not cause the same kind of toxic effects oil would.

Still, there will be localized damage to sealife around the well, not to mention all that methane (a potent greenhouse gas) leaking out into the atmosphere.

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