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BP Oil Spill’s Sticky Remnants Wash Up Sporadically On Gulf Beaches

Originally published on National Geographic. Written by Brian Handwerk As they walk the sands of Orange Beach, Alabama, T. Prabhakar Clementand Joel Hayworth have no difficulty finding traces of the Deepwater Horizondisaster—in fact, the Auburn University researchers have a harder time making sure those traces don’t stick to their feet. On a mid-February weekend, oil—in the form of hundreds of […]