Where's the oil?

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    Wow, so 35 percent of the oil may have evaporated?

    Does that mean it comes down with rain?
     
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    It was looted. Duh.
     
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    Gee, does that mean the Exxon Valdez spill was actually greater since most of it may have evaportated?:D The SPIN is IN, for sure.

    How about this, maybe at the 5000 foot depth, the petroleum freezes and solidifies,then sinks to the bottom, immobilizing it's effects for a short period, so it can pollute in the future. Remember the ice forming inside that stupid pot they lowered over the blowout.

    That's my stupid theory. :eek:
     
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    Err, I wasn't trying to spin anything.

    I was wondering what the effect of all that oil would be on local precipitation.

    I have family in Tampa.
     
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    You misunderstood, I was not saying YOU were spinning, I know your weren't, seems the media comes up with some strange stuff, so I added mine. Sorry If I wasn't that clear.
     
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    Oil does not evaporate like water...


    35% of the oil did not evaporate and no, it won't come down with the rain...
     
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    Ahh gotcha, my bad.
     
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    Well, I'm no meteorologist, or chemist for that matter, but this is what the article said:

    Which makes me wonder where that evaporated oil went. Is my family going to be experiencing some "oil rain"?
     
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    Not according to science....

    Oil Evaporation
     

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