Fingerprinting Oil Spills

When an oil spill happens on the Great Lakes, who do you call?
Federal law says spills must be reported to the National Response
Center. But when spills are discovered, often no one knows where
they came from. That’s when the detective work begins. The Great
Lakes Radio Consortium’s Michelle Corum attended a conference on
oil spills. She learned how the ”fingerprint” of an oil spill can help
determine ”who dunnit”: