Science 101: How are oil spills treated?

by: William Whitmore

No two oil spills are the same. Logically, oil spills are a nightmare because they are unanticipated and uncontrolled events. Oil spills present a threat to wildlife and coastal resources, concerning everyone from local residents to state environmental agencies and the federal government. When disaster strikes it is important to note that different oil spills in different environments will require different treatments.


Type Journal ArticlePub Date 3/1/2005Stock # sc05_042_06_54Volume 042Issue 06

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