Congress questions BP’s use of dispersants in Gulf

Reuters: BP's use of dispersant chemicals on the Gulf of Mexico oil spill is sparking questions from a U.S. congressional panel, which says the company used more of these compounds than the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency had directed. But the EPA indicated in a statement on Sunday that the difference between what the agency directed and what BP and the U.S. Coast Guard achieved is slight -- the difference between a 75 percent cut in dispersant use and a 72 percent cut. The ......

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