USING CHEMICALS FOR CLEANING UP OIL SPILLS

For each of the following methods which employ chemicals to clean up oil spills in ocean, lake, and river waters, the process is explained and available products are described--sorbants, dispersants, oxidation and biodegradation, and jelling and polymerization. The Federal Water Quality Administration policy on the use of chemicals to treat floating oils is given.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Gulf Publishing Company

    Box 2608
    Houston, TX  USA  77001
  • Publication Date: 1970-8

Media Info

  • Pagination: p. 35-40
  • Serial:
    • Ocean Industry
    • Volume: 5
    • Issue Number: 8
    • Publisher: Gulf Publishing Company

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00019123
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Oct 29 1973 12:00AM