BP oil spill may have caused spike in dolphin deaths, study says

BP oil spill may have caused spike in dolphin deaths, study saysDolphins in the area of the BP oil spill off the coast of Louisiana are suffering from lung diseases, abnormalities, and low birth rates, according to a new federal-backed study published in the journal Environmental Science & Technology. The report makes the strongest connection between the oil spill and the concurrent spike in dolphin deaths. The BP spill in April 2010 was the largest offshore oil disaster in the history of the US, dumping millions of barrels of oil into the Gulf of Mexico.

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BP oil spill may have caused spike in dolphin deaths, study says

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