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EPA Pressures BP To Reduce Toxic Dispersant

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posted on May, 25 2010 @ 11:34 AM
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EPA Pressures BP To Reduce Toxic Dispersant


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Under increasing pressure from the federal government, oil giant BP is agreeing to reduce the amount of a chemical dispersant it is using in the Gulf of Mexico.

BP uses the dispersant Corexit to try to break up the massive amounts of oil gushing out of its blown-out well in the Gulf, but there are questions about the long-term impact of the chemical on marine wildlife and human health.

The Environmental Protection Agency raised concerns about the toxicity of Corexit last week, and told the oil company to use a different chemical agent to try to disperse the giant oil slicks.

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posted on May, 25 2010 @ 11:34 AM
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This is actually what I was hoping for most. For a while there I thought no one was going to say anything to BP about the use of this stuff.

I wonder what they will use as an alternative? Do you think they might start listening to the alternative solutions now or do you think they will continue to ignore everyone with a good idea?

So far their ears have been closed...

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