- Fibertect Absorbent could aid gulf coast oil disaster clean-up. // Pakistan Textile Journal;Jul2010, Vol. 59 Issue 7, p64
The article examines the use of Fibertect, a nonwoven fabric previously used to absorb and adsorb chemical warfare agents, in the cleanup of the BP Deepwater Horizon explosion and oil spill. The biodegradability of Fibertect due to is being constructed from cotton and carbon is discussed. The...
- The Deepwater oil spill may be a disaster, but NW sorbent, apparel use haven't exploded yet. // Nonwovens Markets;5/20/2010, Vol. 25 Issue 10, p1
The article discusses the Deepwater Horizon oil rig tragedy in the Gulf of Mexico. It states that the U.S. absorbents industry is in elation due to the amount of money that they will benefit from selling absorbent booms, pompoms and other absorbent materials that is used in the cleanup. It notes...
- Emergency spill kit. // Overdrive;Aug2011, Vol. 51 Issue 8, p64
The article offers brief information on the transportation spill kit, an emergency cleanup system for hazardous chemical spill, from Oil Eater.
- Experts: Gulf Workers' Levels of Chemical Exposure May Be 'Perfectly Legal, but Not Safe'. Wang, Marian // Pro Publica;6/ 6/2010, p27
A blog on the chemical exposure of cleanup workers at the 2010 BP PLC oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico is discussed.
- Gulf Oil Spill, Cleanup May Pose Health Risk for People with Respiratory Problems. // RT: The Journal for Respiratory Care Practitioners;Jun2010, Vol. 23 Issue 6, p27
The article reports that the oil washing ashore and the chemicals used in the cleanup of the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico may pose a health risk for people with respiratory problems.
- HANDS-ON SCIENCE. // Science World;9/27/2010, Vol. 67 Issue 2, p13
The article presents a science experiment to help students learn about the materials that can be best use to absorb spilled oil in relation to the oil spill cleanup in the Gulf of Mexico, with a list of materials is provided, along with specific directions to follow.
- Frustrated West watches as Arctic oil spill grows. Pain, Stephanie; Kleiner, Kurt // New Scientist;11/5/94, Vol. 144 Issue 1950, p8
Reports on the magnitude of the oil spill from the Komineft pipeline in Russia. Estimation of the oil spill; Hiring of Environmental Services, an oil cleanup company; Preference for cleanup in the winter; Use of heavy vehicles on tundra; Maintenance of the hydrocarbon `profile' of oil in winter...
- Stock your inventory. // Industrial Safety & Hygiene News;Sep2011, Vol. 45 Issue 9, p30
The article offers suggestions on what to pack in an emergency kit for businesses involved with chemicals which include a decontamination equipment, chemical protective suits for cleanup and recovery, and spill absorbents.
- Cleaning up. Darce, Keith // New Orleans CityBusiness (1994 to 2008);1/16/95, Vol. 15 Issue 28, p1
Features Envirosorb waste recovery system by Geosource Ltd. Economics of oil spill cleanups; Demonstration of the product; Percent absorbed; Construction; Origins; Failure of the original vendor to market.
- How can we save our oceans? // Monkeyshines on America;Jan98 Territories Issue: Oceania, p40
Provides several suggestions on how to protect the oceans. Recycling car oil; Proper disposal of household chemicals; Volunteering for a community cleanup of local streams or rivers.