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Woods Hole says oil trapped deep, degrading very slowly

Study’s findings contrast with government’s

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By Beth Daley
Globe Staff / August 20, 2010

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Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution researchers have mapped a snaking, 22-mile-long underwater oil plume from the BP PLC well in the Gulf of Mexico, work they say provides strong evidence that oil from the disaster could remain trapped deep in the ocean for a prolonged period. (Full article: 862 words)

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