Barataria Bay http://wwno.org en Study: Oil Spill Doubled Some Land Erosion http://wwno.org/post/study-oil-spill-doubled-some-land-erosion <p>BATON ROUGE &mdash; A scientific study has found that heavily oiled areas in <font color="red">Barataria</font> <font color="red">Bay</font> showed twice the normal land erosion rates in the year and a half after the massive BP oil leak in 2010. The study found oil killed marsh plants and that led to the higher rates of erosion.<span style="display: none;">&nbsp;</span></p> Wed, 27 Jun 2012 14:18:51 +0000 The Associated Press 14683 at http://wwno.org