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Oil spills and their clean up. M. Fingas. Chem. Ind., 18 December 1995, No. 26, 1005--1008.

Various techniques for treating oil spills on water are reviewed. Containment with booms, mechanical removal, shore line cleaning, dispersal, chemical treating agents, in situ burning, natural recovery and enhanced bioremediation are considered. 21 refs.

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