Trust Our Single-Celled Saviors

Bigham, Roy
August 2010
Pollution Engineering;Aug2010, Vol. 42 Issue 8, p7
Trade Publication
The article presents the author's insights regarding the delay on the deployment of oil-eating bacteria among oil spill affected areas. The author recalls one incident wherein the said hydrocarbon-munching bacteria slowly consume the spilled fuel. The author also cites a report from Kari Huus that a group of biologists grown 30, 000 gallons of the bacterial mixture to be used for the Grand Isle in Louisiana, however, cannot continue due to permission issues.


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