Scientists to Simulate Arctic Spills

Tuesday, October 17, 2006
According to CBC, a group of Arctic oil spill experts who recently met in Halifax say they plan to create artificial spills in northern waters to learn how to clean them up. Six oil companies are backing a series of international experiments aimed at improving technology for cleaning up spills.

Norwegian scientist Evor Sinksus says more oil production and shipping traffic in the Arctic has During the next three years, the scientists plan to create oil spills in Canada's Beaufort Sea and also in Arctic waters off of Norway. Source: CBC

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