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Could a hurricane make a large oil spill worse?

4 August 2011, 11:53 am

Following oil spills, such as the BP Deepwater Horizon incident in 2010, concerns may exist about how oil residue in deeper water could be impacted if a hurricane passes over the affected area. Oil residues in deep-ocean sediments will not be disturbed by passing hurricanes and trace amounts of oil dissolved in the water column will become even more dispersed.

Original article: Could a hurricane make a large oil spill worse?