News: South Alabama – Sharks, Oil and BP

Mobile Press Register:
Story 1: Fort Morgan-A two-inch layer of submerged oil hugged portions of the Gulf seafloor off the Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge on Friday, a week after a smothering layer of floating crude washed ashore there. Collecting in pockets and troughs in waist-deep water, the underwater oil was looser and stickier than the tarballs spread liberally along the beach. The consistency was more like a thick liquid, albeit one made up of thousands of small globs.
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Story 2: Forecasts and a flyover showed the oil slick slowly drifting away from Alabama shores on Saturday, but officials hit yet another snag overnight Friday in their attempts to contain oil gushing from BP PLC’s ruptured Gulf of Mexico well. Read more.