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Oil From BP Spill Coats Miles of Gulf Seafloor

A significant chunk of the missing oil from 2010's Deepwater Horizon oil spill has been discovered sitting on the seafloor at the bottom of the Gulf of Mexico.

Published On 10/28/2014
11:50 AM EDT
Scientists tracked some of the hydrocarbons from the Deepwater Horizon spill to the bottom of the Gulf, shown here overlaid on seafloor bathymetry. | David Valentine et al.