10 impressive innovations for cleaning up oil spills developed since the Gulf disaster

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Over the five years since the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, numerous new techniques, materials and approaches to cleaning up oil spills have graced the pages of TreeHugger. Most likely spawned by the immense need to find a better way to clean polluted water and land than using things like chemical dispersants, these ideas started being tested and developed.

Hopefully, when another disaster occurs, we'll be better prepared so that the impact is far less severe.

Keep clicking to read 10 impressive innovations for cleaning up oil spills developed in the last five years.

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