Corexit Makes Oil Spills Worse, Not Better, Scientists Find

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Which is worse, the spill or the dispersant?

In yet another alarming glimpse at the long-term effects of the BP disaster, the preliminary findings of two new studies show that the nearly two million gallons of toxic dispersants applied to the more than 200 million gallons of oil that gushed from its exploded rig may have been more damaging to the ecosystem as a whole than the oil alone…

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