A Frightening Tool to Fight Oil Spills?

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In this editorial piece, UCSB Professor David Valentine, explains the use of chemical dispersants in oil spill crises like Deepwater Horizon—comparing them to dishwashing soap or fire retardant used during wildfires—and urges a scientific approach to the discussion rather than the current, popular emotional responses.

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Saturday, December 27, 2014