January 9, 2012 | Mark Paradies

Why the Deepwater Horizon Spill Turned Out to be Not as Devastating as Some Predicted

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The Wall Street Journal
says that scientists were wrong with there initial projections of environmental damage in the gulf and that a National Academy of Science study shows that:

A fortuitous combination of ravenous bacteria, ocean currents and local topography helped to rapidly purge the Gulf of Mexico of much of the oil and gas released in the Deepwater Horizon disaster of 2010.

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