Chennai oil spill: Tiny microbes to play the rescue act

They eat away the oil and sludge, leaving the soil completely oil-free and harmless

Tamil Nadu, oil spill

Members of the Pollution Response Team removing black oil washed ashore as a thick oily tide from the sea lapped at the coast, a day after an oil tanker and an LPG tanker collided near Kamarajar Port in Ennore in Chennai. <b> (Photo: PTI)<b>

New Delhi
It is tiny single-celled microbes that are on the rescue act on the oil spill that happened near Chennai that has raised environmental threats.  

According to the ministry of petroleum

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