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Underwater oil plume removal system

The dispersed oil that remaines underwater in the gulf can be removed with olyophobic bubbles injected deep underwater to cling to the oil and floate the oil to the surface where it can be easily vacuumed into containers for recylcling into usable fuel. The vacuuming breakes the bubbles so only the oil is recovered. Other modifications to the solution can enhance the natural degradation of thr remaining oil and enhance ...more »


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