Experts to Congress: science journals “rarely” publish research that shows no oil spill impact; media coverage of dispersants is “lopsided”

Science journals “rarely” publish papers that show no measurable impacts from oil spills.  Studies based on lab work don’t necessarily reflect what happens in the real world.  Media coverage of the use of dispersants has been “lopsided.”

These aren’t BP’s words – they’re from recent congressional testimony of two of the nation’s leading scientific experts on oil spills.

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Frequently Asked Questions

BP answers frequently asked questions about the Deepwater Horizon accident, its response and economic and environmental restoration work.

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