As deepwater drilling technology advances, thousands of bombs the U.S. dumped into the Gulf of...

|By:, SA News Editor

As deepwater drilling technology advances, thousands of bombs the U.S. dumped into the Gulf of Mexico after WWII have become a real hazard. The records of where these munitions were dumped are incomplete, and cargo likely was dumped outside of designated areas. Decades later, no one really knows where the bombs are or exactly how many were dumped.