Examining the safety of using dispersants in oil spill clean ups


Oil spills

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A UT professor and expert known for his work on the Deepwater Horizon oil spill recovery efforts has co-authored a report making a series of recommendations to federal agencies on how to safely clean up after spills.

Terry Hazen, the UT–Oak Ridge National Laboratory Governor’s Chair for Environmental Biotechnology, teamed up with other scientists to write a report on oil spill recovery safety published this month by the National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine.

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