Naturally-occurring bacteria gobbled up at least 200,000 tons of oil and natural gas that spewed into the Gulf following the BP Deepwater Horizon spill, a new study shows.
The new dispersant also floats and has nonstick properties, making it safer for wildlife.
Oil and natural gas companies have shut down production and evacuated offshore deep sea drilling platforms due to the intensifying weather caused by Tropical Storm Debby in the Gulf of Mexico.
Those most affected by the Deepwater Horizon disaster were most likely to change their thinking.
A new analysis concludes that easily extracted oil peaked in 2005, and now dirtier fossil fuels will be burned.
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