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Alcanavorax Borkumensis

Bio-Remediation or Bio-Hazard? Dispersants, Bacteria and Illness in the Gulf

Riki Ott | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Riki Ott

A grandmother made me rethink all the bio-remediation hype. We were talking about oil in the Gulf when she said, "Those oil-eating bacteria -- I think they're causing skin rashes." My mind reeled. Could we have missed something so simple?