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Gulf Oil Spill Hair

Oil Spill: Local Barber Sends Cut Hair To Gulf Coast To Soak Up Oil

Chicago Sun-Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The 79-year-old has joined a nationwide effort to collect hair, stuff it in stockings and use it to make porous booms and hair mats that can soak up o...

Gulf Oil Spill Remedies: Corks, Pillows Are Among Suggested Ideas

AP | By JAY REEVES | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

DAUPHIN ISLAND, Ala. -- Here's an idea for stopping all that oil from spewing into the Gulf of Mexico: Put a cork in the blown-out well. If that doesn...

Gulf Oil Spill Cleanup: NO Hair Donations Are Being Used

AP | LISA ORKIN EMMANUEL | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

MIAMI — Like countless beauticians across the country, Ana La Bella has had the hair swept from the floor of her salon, wrapped in plastic bags ...

BP Not Planning To Use Human Hair In Gulf Oil Spill Cleanup

NPR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

BP says it has no plan to use hair booms in its gulf oil spill clean-up. A San Francisco-based environmental organization started a drive to help crea...