Consider this….an oil tanker has grounded offshore, releasing some or all of its cargo. It is your job to recommend response options to protect the sensitive near shore environment. One of the recommendations that you are considering is the use of chemical dispersants on the already expanding surface slicks. You need a concise, complete, and easy-to-use summary of dispersant technology, to refresh your memory and support your decisions. This course/booklet is designed to fill that need.
This course/booklet was developed for oil spill response decision makers, to provide an accurate summary of chemical dispersant technology. To make informed decisions on using dispersants, or any countermeasure, it is important first to have a clear understanding of the potential benefits and risks.
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