Web Date: May 5, 2010
Engineers Test New Technique To Clean Up Oil Leak
To clean up the growing oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, engineers have begun testing a new technique to stop the leaking oil from reaching the ocean surface. Experts hope that this novel approach will limit how much oil reaches the fragile wetlands along the Gulf's coast. Preventing oil's landfall is a major goal in any oil-spill response, but is particularly critical because of this crude oil's chemical make-up.
The spill began when the . . .
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