Photo Gallery: Bouchard 120 oil spill (April 2003)|
In April 2003, the oil barge Bouchard 120 spilled 400,000 liters of No. 6 fuel oil into Buzzards Bay, MA. Initially, we collected oil samples floating on the water surface in Buzzards Bay. We then settled on a six-month survey studying how the composition of oil changed on oil-covered rocks at Nyes Neck (N. Falmouth), which is located on the east side of Buzzards Bay.
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