Sponge could revolutionise spill clean-up

A NEW sponge-like material that can absorb up to 90 times its own weight in spilled oil, that can then be squeezed out and reused, could become a vital part of oil and gas company's toolkits in dealing with oil spills.

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It could make dealing with oil spills on the scale of the Deepwater Horizon or Montara disasters considerably easier.