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Congressman says dispersant use excessive as senator unveils testing bill

Just two days after Sen. Frank Lautenberg (D-N.J.) introduced a bill to mandate advanced long-term health effects testing for dispersants, Rep. Edward Markey (D-Mass.) revealed that the U.S. Coast Guard, although required to limit BP's use of dispersants, repeatedly allowed the company to use "excessive" amounts of them in response to the Gulf oil spill.



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