"EPA Says More Testing Needed To Know Dispersants' Impacts"

"The first round of government tests of the chemical dispersants that are being used to break up the massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico found they aren't overly damaging to shrimp and small fish, but more tests are needed to determine what happens when they're mixed with oil."

Source: McClatchy, 07/01/2010

TOOLBOX: Denver Post Finds Thousands of Drilling Spills in Colorado

A big fraction of the leaks and spills involved not merely oil, but produced water containing hydraulic fracturing fluid. You'll find lots of useful data on the Oil and Gas Conservation Commission website.

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