How to clean a lake with an unstoppable oil spill: Drain the lake

Grist: We told you in July that tar-sands oil had been leaking into the Canadian wilderness from a drilling site for well over a month - and that nobody knew how to stanch the flow. It would be nice to update you on how that leak was finally fixed. No such luck: The oil is still leaking. More than 12,000 barrels of leaked bitumen has been mopped up, but at least 100 animals have died at the Canadian Natural Resources` Primrose oil extraction site. So much bitumen has flowed into a 131-acre lake that Alberta`s......

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