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Oil Means More Arsenic In Seawater

July 3rd, 2010 07:06 admin Leave a comment Go to comments

oxi writes “Besides the oil already spilling into the Gulf of Mexico at the rate of up to 60,000 barrels daily, a group of British scientists says one can expect to see elevated levels of arsenic as well. The research, published in the journal Water Research, showed that oil prevents naturally-occurring arsenic from being filtered out of the water by the sediment on the ocean floor.”

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