Oil Industry Outlines Cleanup Strategy For Arctic Spill

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Energy industry looking at methods to clean up spills in Arctic's deep waters. | AP File

As the oil and gas industry works to convince Canada's energy regulator that it can safely drill in the Arctic's deep waters, it is proposing some creative -- and controversial -- methods to clean up spills in sea ice: using fires set from helicopters to burn oil and even the propeller blades of icebreakers to disperse it.

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