Exxon oil persistence may be explained
Study finds crude from Exxon Valdez oil spill trapped in layer of compacted beach sediment which prevents it from easily degrading
Anchorage Daily News
For nearly a decade, scientists have puzzled over the persistence of oil from the Exxon Valdez oil spill.
A pair of Lower 48 researchers on Sunday published the first study to attempt an explanation for why that oil isnít degrading as much as expected.
Their findings have implications for any futu....
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