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Crude oil drifts across the Gulf in what Lisa Margonelli, director of the New America Foundation's energy policy initiative, described as a "frothy emulsion" of "asphaltenes" (the molecular substances that form asphalt) "ripped by the waves."

Photo by Kris Krüg.

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