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Buried, Residual Oil Is Still Affecting Wildlife Decades After a Spill


April 23, 2007

Plaster casts of the burrows of fiddler crabs Nearly four decades after a fuel oil spill polluted the beaches of Cape Cod, Mass., researchers have found the first compelling evidence for lingering, chronic biological effects on a marsh that otherwise appears to have recovered. Full Story

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Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

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