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Imported bio-degradable dispersants to be sprayed

Source: The New Indian Express, Date: February , 2017

The New Indian Express, Chennai, Feb 2017: With a majority of oil slick scooped out off the coast, the Coast Guard is contemplating spraying of imported biodegradable dispersants in the shallow waters where chemical dispersants are not recommended due to ecological reasons. The oil spill occurred due to the collision between two ships near Ennore. Coast Guard officials told Express that the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT)-Madras has been entrusted with the task of doing the necessary analysis and recommend the best environment-friendly dispersant.

 Read More:http://www.newindianexpress.com/cities/chennai/2017/feb/09/imported-bio-degradable-dispersants-to-be-sprayed-1568580.html

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