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The Use of Dispersants in Marine Oil Spill Response

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The Use of Dispersants in Marine Oil Spill Response

Publisher: National Academies Press
ISBN-13: 9780309478182
Number of pages: 377

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To respond effectively to the specific conditions presented during an oil spill, spill responders have used a variety of response options -- including mechanical recovery of oil using skimmers and booms, in situ burning of oil, monitored natural attenuation of oil, and dispersion of oil by chemical dispersants.

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