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Alarm bells sound over oil spill dispersant use

PTTGC admits chemicals risk environmental harm

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Experts are worried the chemical dispersants being used in the oil spill clean-up operation in Rayong province could cause environmental damage. 

They have urged PTT Global Chemical Plc (PTTGC) to reveal what type of dispersants are being used.

Their call came after Pollution Control Department chief Wichian Jungrungreon admitted yesterday that using dispersants could harm the environment.

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