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Question:

The 2010 explosion of the Deep water Horizon offshore drilling rig sent millions of gallons of oil pouring into the Gulf of Mexico, presenting engineers with an enormous cleanup problem.
Which of the following would be the best supporting detail for a paragraph organized by problem/solution?

A (B) One method for dealing with the disaster involved dumping chemicals into the ocean to break up the heavy oil much like dish washing detergents dissolve grease.
Explaination

Answer (A) is incorrect because it introduces reasons why the oil spill threatened to be so serious, but not possible solutions to the problem.
Answer (C) focuses on the debate about who was most responsible, so it is incorrect.
Answer (D) focuses on a cause-and-effect organization, so it is incorrect.
Answer (B) presents a method for dealing with the disaster, which is a possible solution to the problem. Answer (B) is correct.