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US government toughens rules on chemicals used to break up oil slicks

US government toughens rules on chemicals used to break up oil slicks

Environmental activists sued the EPA to update regulations, after thousands of people were sickened from the Deepwater Horizon cleanup, Sara Sneath writes for The Guardian.
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US government toughens rules on chemicals used to break up oil slicks

Environmental activists sued EPA to update regulations, after thousands of people sickened from Deepwater Horizon cleanup.

A decade after Deepwater Horizon, we're still cleaning up oil spills the same way

A decade after Deepwater Horizon, we're still cleaning up oil spills the same way

A sinking boat off the coast of Sri Lanka is about to spill tons of oil into the ocean. The cleeanup will uses the same, ineffective techniques as the major oil spills before it. But there are better solutions.
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Judge: Oil spill responses should consider harm caused by chemical dispersants used during BP spill

A federal judge has ordered the Trump administration to update its oil spill response plans and potentially limit the use of the chemical dispersants.

Nine years of research on BP spill, dispersants documents potential human health, mental health effects

Nine years of research on BP spill, dispersants documents potential human health, mental health effects

Nearly a decade of BP-funded research has uncovered a laundry list of potential health effects resulting from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.

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