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BP Allegedly Stops Using Chemical Underwater Dispersals…

..And Claims No Negative Impacts

This just in, along with BP’s self-aggrandizing claims that they have 400 people working on the oil spill: Supposedly, they have stopped using underwater chemical dispersing solvents to keep the oil from reaching the surface. We would like to claim a victory, or at least call it success, but it’s so hard to get a straight answer out of BP that it’s not quite time for a celebration. It wasn’t all that long ago that they said there was no oil coming out from the well. Then it was a small amount, a few thousand gallons. Yesterday that turned into over 2 million gallons a day. Now they’re going to say they’ve stopped using oil spill clean up solvents. So it could be millions of gallons that were affected by the solvents that are 4 times more toxic than the oil itself, even. Read more