The Deepwater Horizon oil spill affected more than the physical water it touched. It slid into many facets of life and made the world take a closer look at disaster response and clean up and how to prepare for the future.
The Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry decided to gather their members from academic, industry and government fields for a three-day meeting. SETAC holds annual meetings, but this was the first time they focused on one topic in-depth. Researchers presented and discussed in panel form their research and how it coincided with other conclusions.
On April 28, the society held a press conference to present their findings.
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