Reports Detail Confusion During Oil Disaster, Courthouse News Service, October 8, 2010:
"[D]ispersants and dispersed oil are typically more toxic than oil alone to embryos and larvae."... [t]he dispersant report says...
"Little or no prior testing had been done on the effectiveness and potential adverse environmental consequences of subsea dispersant use, let alone at those volumes," the report states.
"[S]ome evidence indicates that ionic surfactant in Corexit 9527 and 9500 inhibits biodegradation..."