"Federal Funding Cuts Leave Oceanographers, Spill Responders in Dark"

Jane Lubchenco, the administrator of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), told reporters yesterday that funding cuts in recent years for instrumental ocean observation programs have left scientists trying to track the movement of spilled oil partly in the dark.

Paul Voosen reports for Greenwire June 3, 2010.

See Also:

"NOAA Chief Backed off Citing Oil Ocean Danger" (Gloucester Times)

Source: Greenwire, 06/04/2010