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Vol. 15, No. 37 Week of September 12, 2010
Providing coverage of Alaska and northern Canada's oil and gas industry


Microbes eating oil, not using up oxygen

Seth Borenstein

Associated Press Science Writer

Government scientists studying the BP disaster are reporting the best possible outcome: Microbes are consuming the oil in the Gulf of Mexico without depleting the oxygen in the water and creating “dead zones” where fish cannot survive. Outside scientists said this so far vindicates the difficult an....

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Natural mixing in GOM

Scientists asked for advice


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