According to a scientist’s slides and video, nearly a year after the spill, oil from the BP rig remains stuck on the bottom of the Gulf of Mexico. This findings shows that the oil isn’t degrading as everobody has hoped and has demaged life on portions of the sea floor.
Marine scientist Samantha Joye of the University of Georgia presented some results of her December submarine dives near the BP spill site, At a science conference in Washington.
Last summer she visited places she had visited, and was hoping that expected that oil and residue from oil-munching microbes would be gone by summer but her hopes were wrong . Oil still remains at the bottom.