05/21/2010 05:26 pm ET Updated May 25, 2011

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

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 create these booms earlier this month, asking beauty salons and animal groomers to collect and send hair and fur clippings to the gulf coast. BP maintains that the absorbent booms they're now using are the best product for the job and they've had some difficulties in the use and disposal of hair booms in the past.

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