Christopher Reddy

Jul. 30, 2010

Oil Spill Update: Cleanup and Long-Term Effects

There's not much oil lingering on the surface of the Gulf these days -- but where did it go, and what's going to happen to the oil that remains in less obvious parts of the ecosystem?

oil spill, bp, gulf of mexico

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