Oil spills are bad, but dispersants are worse for deep-sea coral – NOLA.com


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Oil spills are bad, but dispersants are worse for deep-sea coral
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An oil spill's effect on deep-sea corals is bad enough. But the chemicals used to clean spills are worse. A spate of research is finding that the dispersants used to break up the 2010 BP oil spill, Nalco's Corexit 9500 and Corexit 9527, are more toxic