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While transporting a toxic and highly volatile chemical that evaporates at low temperatures, a small tanker run aground on a reef. The toxic chemical...

While transporting a toxic and highly volatile chemical that evaporates at low temperatures, a small tanker run aground on a reef. The toxic chemical spilled into the sea through the hole.

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  1. Such a type of spill can be referred to as?
  2. Also, by the virtue of the chemical being highly volatile, what could be the likeliest effect of the spill?

 

 

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Such a spill can best be termed as "point source of pollution." This is based on the Environmental Protection Agency's... View the full answer

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