A Natural Ally

October 2010
Pollution Engineering;Oct2010, Vol. 42 Issue 10, p9
Trade Publication
The article presents research from Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratories in California which was published in the online journal "Sciencexpress" on a discovery of new microbes in the Gulf of Mexico that are destroying oil from the BP spill. It mentions that scientists had expressed concern that natural processes would cause depletion in the oxygen levels in sea water leading to dead zones and threat to sea life. Comments from Terry Hazen, lead researcher at Lawrence Berkeley, are included.


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