Category Archives: Oil Spill

Canadian First Nation cleans up fuel spill mess

On the morning of October 13, Tracy Robinson, a hunter and fisherwoman living in the Heiltsuk First Nation community of Bella Bella, British Columbia, was preparing to go out on to the ocean, when the news reached her: An American tugboat and oil barge transiting Canadian waters had driven into a reef in nearby Seaforth…
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Cool Oil Spill Cleanup Science Experiment

Oil Spill Cleanup Science Experiment - Cool Science Experiment   This could have been the best method for the cleanup instead of the polymer they used little bags of HAIR! The oil stuck to the individual hairs and were able to be removed from the gulf from ships. Great demonstration! If it work like the…
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What to do in the event of a Domestic Oil Tank Spill

Many properties with domestic heating oil tanks usually situated in their garden. Leaks from domestic tanks usually happen when either the tank, the fittings or the supply line into the house become corodd or have ben damaged in some way. Domestic oil tank leaks can happen gradually over time or suddenly and can catastrophic effect.…
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How do you clean up an oil spill?

How you clean up an oil spill will depend on many factors because of the variation in oil types, locations, and weather conditions involved. There are four main methods of oil spill cleanup. These remedies are mainly in reference to marine oil spill clean up. (1) Use dispersants to break up the oil and speed its natural biodegradation.…
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