SHOCK: Water “sample exploded” when chemist tested for oil; “Most likely” methane or Corexit
Kids playing in water found to be 221 parts per million oil and walking in sand that is 211 ppm; Normal is ‘none detected’
News 5 Investigates: Testing The Water, WKRG Channel 5 Mobile/Pensacola, July 16, 2010:
More than a week has passed since Alabama’s beaches have seen significant oil… [S]ome swimmers are taking their chances.
News Five collected samples of water and sand from Orange Beach, Gulf Shores, Katrina Key and Dauphin Island. To our eyes, the samples appeared normal…