PB Funds University Oil Spill Research

PB Funds University Oil Spill Research

BP is funding a half-billion dollar Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative (GRI). $25 million has just been awarded to study the ecological interactions of oil and dispersant. First round funding has gone to Louisiana State University ($5 million), the University of South Florida’s Florida Institute of Oceanography ($10 million)  and the Northern Gulf Institute consortium ($10 million).

 

Hat tip: InsideHigherEd.com

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