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Main Title Manual of Practice for Protection and Cleanup of Shorelines: Volume II. Implementation Guide.
Author Foget, Carl R. ; Schrier, Eric ; Cramer, Martin ; Castle, Robert ;
CORP Author Woodward-Clyde Consultants, San Francisco, CA.;Industrial Environmental Research Lab.-Cincinnati, OH.
Year Published 1979
Report Number EPA-68-03-2542; EPA/600/7-79/187B;
Stock Number PB80-108848
Additional Subjects Beaches ; Shores ; Cleaning ; Oil pollution ; Manuals ; Booms(Equipment) ; Requirements ; Diverting ; Ocean waves ; Logistics planning ; Oils ; Chemical properties ; Fuel oils ; Viscosity ; Materials handling ; Flushing ; Pumping ; Earth handling equipment ; Separation ; Operations ; Oil spills
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
NTIS  PB80-108848 Some EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. 07/26/2022
Collation 137p
The purpose of this manual is to provide the on scene field user with a systematic, easy to apply methodology that can be used to assess the threat of an oil spill and select the most appropriate protection and cleanup techniques. A detailed discussion of the factors involved in the decision-making process is also given and includes oil characteristics, behavior and movement of oil, shoreline characterization and sensitivity, protection and cleanup priorities and implementation requirements, and impacts associated with cleanup operations.