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Main Title Oil Spill Response Scenarios for Remote Arctic Environments.
Author Schulze, Robert H. ; Grosskopf, William G. ; Cox, Jack C. ; Schultz, Lawrence A. ;
CORP Author ARCTEC, Inc., Columbia, MD.;Municipal Environmental Research Lab., Cincinnati, OH.
Year Published 1982
Report Number EPA-68-03-2799; EPA-600/2-82-036;
Stock Number PB82-231416
Additional Subjects Arctic regions ; Oil pollution ; Alaska ; Cleaning ; Removal ; Pipelines ; Responses ; Civil engineering ; Mechanics ; Winter ; Oil wells ; Tundra ; Blowouts ; Environmental impacts ; Fisheries ; Cost effectiveness ; Oil spills ; Clean up ; Inland areas ; Remote areas ; Oil pollution removal ; Oil spreading process ; Path of pollutants
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NTIS  PB82-231416 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. 06/23/1988
Collation 409p
Abstract
Special problems occur during oil spill cleanup in remote inland areas in cold climates. In Alaska these problems result from the harsh climate, the unusual terrain features, and the special problems of spills along swift rivers. The analysis begins with a description of the environmental conditions that occur in Alaska that affect oil spill behavior and oil spill cleanup. The study then describes four spill scenarios in remote areas giving engineering details of the mechanics of the spill movement and the cleanup effort. One scenario covers a winter blowout of a well on the north slope tundra. The next involves a Trans-Alaska Pipeline spill. The fourth scenario involves a fuel tank truck spill into a sensitive sport fishing stream. The study describes the impact of these spills on the environment. Further, it provides a numerical evaluation of the effectiveness of the spill response effort and the cost effectiveness of three incremental levels of spill response for the cleanup effort.