Applied Minerals to use halloysite to tackle oil spills

By Jack Elliott
Published: Wednesday, 29 June 2011

Halloysite clay developer enters agreement with US Environmental Protection Agency

US halloysite developer Applied Minerals Inc. has entered research with the US Environmental Protection Agency’s National Risk Management Research Laboratory over using the mineral to tackle oil spills.

The EPA will help develop Applied Minerals’ Dragonite halloysite clay sorbent technology used for bio-remediation of oil from contaminated salt...

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