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#4524109 - 09/23/17 03:14 PM Nanotechnology and Magnets clean up Oil spills
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Registered: 05/05/12
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This is an older article from 2012. MIT discusses using nanotechnology and magnets to separate oil from the water for cleaning on oil spills.

http://edition.cnn.com/2012/09/21/tech/oil-spill-magnets/index.html

Oil spills seem to happen annually.


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#4590785 - 12/01/17 09:39 AM Re: Nanotechnology and Magnets clean up Oil spills [Re: Pajero]
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I always wondered why oil pipelines are not built with an oil catch basin built under them.Should be law. Like double wall hulls for oil tankers.
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#4590807 - 12/01/17 10:03 AM Re: Nanotechnology and Magnets clean up Oil spills [Re: ron17571]
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If a pipeline ruptures and spills a couple hundred thousand litres, you're going to need a heck of a catch basin.
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