Latest Dispersant Stories
A new study finds that dispersants placed deep in the Gulf of Mexico in the aftermath of the BP oil spill seemed to keep some oil from contaminating the water's surface -- however, the chemicals in the dispersant lingered underwater.
NEW ORLEANS, Jan.
NEW YORK, Dec. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- There is a danger lurking at your office Holiday Party, at your favorite restaurant and even at your dinner table... you can't see it, you can't taste it, but propylene glycol and sub-surface oil, have tainted Gulf shrimp and, likely, other seafood.
US officials said on Friday that testing has helped confirm that chemicals used to disperse oil from the BP spill have not made their way into fish, crabs, shrimp or oysters from the Gulf of Mexico.
All Samples Test Within Safety Threshold SILVER SPRING, Md., Oct.
On Monday, an independent commission kicked off a two-day meeting in Washington to investigate the massive oil spill from the BP-leased rig that set off the worst environmental disaster in US history.
Below the surface, thousands of marine creatures are still in danger from Gulf oil disaster.
MILFORD, Mass., Sept. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has published two rapid screening methods for chemical dispersants in sea waters using WatersÂ® ACQUITY UPLCÂ®/Quattro Premier(TM) XE (UPLC/MS/MS). These analytical procedures were developed by Dr.
To establish a baseline for measuring and predicting the biological impact of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, a LSU ichthyologist and an Ohio biomedical informatics researcher are using Ohio Supercomputer Center, or OSC, systems to help map data on the extent of the spill and chemicals and the distribution of various fish species.
NEW YORK, Aug.
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