BP’s plan to clean oil-soaked sand? Use chemical dispersants!… (or incinerate it)

Beach cleaners only skimming oil off surface sand, AP, July 8, 2010:

"That's our commitment — to return the beaches to the state they were before," [BP's] Devries said. "We're referring to it as polishing the beaches." ...

Oil could be hitting the coast through mid-fall. Possible options include washing sand chemically or even heating it in an incinerator to burn off the oil, he said.

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