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RECORD NUMBER: 605 OF 648
|OLS Field Name||OLS Field Data|
|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,|
|Report Number||EPA/540-K-93-003; OSWER Dir 9200.5-105; EPA 540-K-93-003A; OSWER-9200.5-105|
|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|
|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."
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.