BP now using EIGHT types of chemical dispersants in Gulf


Large-scale skimmer begins testing in Gulf, CNN, July 4, 2010:

Meanwhile, Environmental Protection Agency scientists... [are conducting] toxicity testing on eight of the dispersants used in the Gulf. ...

[T]he agency has said it plans to conduct more tests of the toxicity of the dispersant when mixed with crude.

A CNN analysis... showed that the chemical dispersants keep flowing into the Gulf of Mexico at virtually unchanged levels despite the EPA's May 26 order to BP to "significantly" scale back.

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