Beach cleaners only skimming oil off surface sand

Associated Press: A problem lurks under the sand on the Gulf Coast, but some argue the best thing to do is -- nothing. Walk to a seemingly pristine patch of sand, plop down in a chair and start digging with your bare feet and chances are you'll walk away with gooey tar between your toes. So far, workers hired by BP to clean oil off beaches have skimmed only the surface, using shovels or sifting machines. The oil underneath is sometimes buried by the tides before workers can get to it. Now the ......

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