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Use of Sorbent Materials during Oil Spills

Graham Marshall - Wednesday, August 08, 2012

Sorbent materials provide a useful resource to oil spill managers to assist in recovering oil when other techniques are unsuitable.

But sorbents should be used sparingly because their use can create excessive amounts of waste.

This Technical Information paper provides an overview of the use of sorbent materials in oil spill response.

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