The latest news on BP
Most oil may still remain in the environment—undegraded.
Nearly 185 million gallons of oil spilled from the broken BP well into the Gulf of Mexico this summer.
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Microbes are degrading easily-digested hydrocarbons first, a study finds.
A mile beneath the surface, oil lies two inches thick.
Oxygen levels are down 20 percent, but not enough to create dead zones that kill fish.
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Controversy arises over whether bacteria have completely gobbled it up.
Breakdown is proving slower than expected.
Researchers from the University of Georgia called a recent government report on the spill "inaccurate."