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Deepwater Horizon Fallout: Bottlenose dolphins in Louisiana’s Barataria Bay have lung damage and adrenal hormone abnormalities

The publication details the first evidence that dolphins in heavily oiled areas are exhibiting injuries consistent with toxic effects observed in laboratory studies of mammals exposed to petroleum hydrocarbons. [email protected]  22:29

Rule prohibits gill nets within 100 yards of N.C. beaches – takes effect Sunday

A new rule — which governs the use of gill nets and takes effect Sunday — is designed to protect  The rule prohibits small mesh gill nets within 100 yards of most North Carolina beaches. Two areas are exempt from the setback, however. The exceptions are between Cape Lookout and Bogue Inlet, and between Carolina Beach Inlet and the South Carolina line. [email protected] 12:01