What is the Dispersant Corexit?

There are many people now trying to figure out what this mystery chemical dispersant that BP is using to make the oil "Disappear", as if that's possible.
It's called Corexit.
Corexit is being sprayed on top of the water to disperse the oil below the surface.
Out of sight, out of mind, right? "Corexit is a neurotoxin pesticide that is acutely toxic to both human and aquatic life, causes cancer, causes damage to internal organs such as the liver and kidneys simply by absorbing it through the skin and may cause reproductive side effects" Harmless? Doesn't sound like it.. Read more..

EPA orders BP to Cut back Dispersant

The Amount Of Neurotoxin Pesticide Corexit Sprayed By BP Tops 1 Million Gallons

So I started thinking, maybe we should read about what happened after the Exxon Valdez spill..

Lessons from the Exxon Valdez spill

Chemicals Present Environmental Concerns

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