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Illinois Team Wins Oil Spill Cleanup X CHALLENGE

Illinois Team Wins Oil Spill Cleanup X CHALLENGE

By National Geographic on October 11, 2011

Team Elastec, an Illinois-based veteran company in the oil spill cleanup business, developed giant grooved discs that skimmed oil more than three times better than the industry standard to capture the $1 million top prize in the Wendy Schmidt Oil Cleanup X CHALLENGE, the X PRIZE Foundation announced today.

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