|Worker applying dispersant to Singapore oil slick |
that reached the shore near the SAF Yacht Club on 26 May.
The study also found that dispersants interfered with other natural processes that degrade oil, such as effects from sunlight and ground-level ozone. Dispersants also caused sediments to absorb more of the harmful compounds, lengthening their effects on the environment.
|Dispersant applied by boats at sea on the Singapore oill spill,|
from Reuters videoclip 26 May 10;
The Gulf Oil spill happened around the same time as the massive oil spill at Singapore's east coast in May 2010. Large amounts of dispersants were used in our oil spill.
So far, I have not come across any public report on what caused the Singapore May 2010 oil spill and the environmental impact of the spill.