Wednesday, November 17, 2010

Aerostat Sampling of PCDD/PCDF Emissions from the Gulf Oil Spill In Situ Burns

This report from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Research and Development, National Risk Management Research Laboratory, finds that a sampling effort indicates that while dioxins were created from the burning of oil on ocean water, they were created at low levels – levels similar to the emissions from residential woodstoves and forest fires.

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