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Main Title Understanding oil spills and oil spill response /
CORP Author Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC. Office of Emergency and Remedial Response.
Publisher Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Emergency and Remedial Response [and] Emergency Response Division,
Year Published 1993
Report Number EPA/540-K-93-003; OSWER Dir 9200.5-105; EPA 540-K-93-003A; OSWER-9200.5-105
Stock Number PB93-963409
OCLC Number 30377403
ISBN $60.00 (pbk.)
Subjects Oil spills--Management. ; Oil pollution of water. ; Oil spills--Environmental aspects.
Additional Subjects Environmental protection ; Oil spills ; Water pollution effects ; Response ; Cleanup ; Protection ; Wildlife ; Birds ; Mammals ; Injuries ; Shores ; Oxidation ; Evaporation ; Washing ; Sorbents ; Biodegradation
Internet Access
Description Access URL
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EJAD  EPA 540/K-93-003a HWTIC Region 3 Library/Philadelphia, PA 08/19/1994
EJAD  OSWER Dir 9200.5-105 HWTIC Region 3 Library/Philadelphia, PA 12/06/2010
EJBD ARCHIVE OSWER Dir 9200.5-105 Headquarters Library/Washington,DC 03/15/2013
EJBD  OSWER Dir 9200.5-105 Headquarters Library/Washington,DC 03/15/2013
EKAM  EPA 540-K-93-003 Region 4 Library/Atlanta,GA 05/13/1994
ELAD  EPA 540-K-93-003 Region 5 Library/Chicago,IL 02/08/2010
EMAM  EPA 540/K-93/003 Region 6 Library/Dallas,TX 05/29/2018
EMBD  EPA/540/K-93/003 GWERD Library/Ada,OK 05/27/1994
ERAD  EPA 540/K-93-003 HWC Region 9 Library/San Francisco,CA 05/13/1994
ESAD  OSWER 9200.5-105 Region 10 Library/Seattle,WA 01/04/2018
NTIS  PB93-963409 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. NTIS 01/01/1988
Collation 47 pages : illustrations, maps ; 28 cm.
The volume contains individual sections that outline what oil spills are, their potential effects on the environment, how they are cleaned up, and how various agencies prepare for spills before they happen.
Cover title. At head of title: EPA. "October 1993." Shipping list no.: 1994-0092-P. Includes bibliographical references (page 47). "EPA 540-K-93-003." "PB93-963409." "OSWER Dir 9200.5-105."
Contents Notes
The behavior and effects of oil spills in the marine environment -- Mechanical containment and recovery of oil following a spill --Chemical and biological treatment of spilled oil -- Shoreline cleanup following oil spills -- Rescuing birds and mammals from oil spills --Preparing for oil spills : contingency planning -- Responding to oil spills : the national response system -- Response to oil spills : the Exxon Valdez.