Why Did We Use Dispersants?

Even though BP managed to capture a quarter of the 5 million barrels of oil that spilled into the Gulf of Mexico, scientists are discovering that dispersants used to fight the spill broke down the crude enough to permeate and harm wildlife.

The biggest oil spill in history was halted on July 15th with a highly technological cap that successfully stopped the flow of oil. BP’s problems, however, seem to have only just begun.

Now the big questions remains, “where is the rest of the oil?”

Plaquemines Parish President Bill Nungusser, Discussing Dispersants:

This ad was pulled when celebrities realized Shell was behind it:

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