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Main Title Alaskan oil spill bioremediation project.
CORP Author Eastern Research Group, Inc., Arlington, MA.;Environmental Protection Agency, Cincinnati, OH. Center for Environmental Research Information.
Publisher U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Research and Development,
Place Published Washington, DC
Year Published 1989
Report Number EPA/600/8-89/073; EPA-68-C8-0014
Stock Number PB90-216466
OCLC Number 21472614
Subjects Crude oil; Oil pollution; Water pollution control; Prince William Sound; Feasibility; Nutrients; Fertilizers; Microorganisms; Sediments; Beaches; Bacteria; Field tests; Assessments; Degradation; Alaska; Oil spills; Clean up
Subject Added Ent Oil spills--Alaska--Prince William Sound.; Petroleum--Biodegradation.; Hazardous wastes
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Library   Call Number Additional Info Location Date Modified
EHBD EPA/600/8-89/073 NHEERL/AED Library/Narragansett,RI 03/23/2007
EJBD ARCHIVE EPA 600-8-89-073 Headquarters Library/Washington,DC 04/28/2014
EJBD EPA 600-8-89-073 Headquarters Library/Washington,DC 08/16/2016
EKCD EPA/600/8-89/073 NHEERL/GED Library/Gulf Breeze,FL 03/21/2013
ELBD RPS EPA 600-8-89-073 repository copy AWBERC Library/Cincinnati,OH 10/17/2014
ELBD EPA 600-8-89-073 AWBERC Library/Cincinnati,OH 05/08/1998
EMBD EPA/600/8-89/073 GWERD Library/Ada,OK 10/05/1991
NTIS PB90-216466 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 16 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), col. maps ; 23 cm.
Abstract The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Office of Research and Development entered into a cooperative agreement with the Exxon Company to initiate a bio-remediation study as part of an effort to clean up oil on the shorelines of Prince William Sound, Alaska. The presence of oil was the result of an 11-million gallon spill of crude oil from the tanker, Exxon Valdez, on March 24, 1989. The study was designed to determine the feasibility of using nutrients to enhance microorganisms that live in the waters and sediments to degrade the oil and, thus, reduce its detrimental effects. Two types of fertilizer, a water soluble and an oleophilic, were applied on both physically cleaned and untreated beach sediments. Several sampling and field testing methods were used to observe changes in the composition of the oil, to monitor the movement of added nutrients in the test beaches, to detect changes in the number of bacteria present as the test proceeded and to assess the degradation of the oil. Based on available results of ORD's research, Exxon proposed to begin bioremediation on nearly 6,000 yards of shoreline in the Sound. The application began August 1, 1989.
Notes Cover title. "August 1989." "EPA/600/8-89/073."
Supplementary Notes Color illustrations reproduced in black and white. Sponsored by Environmental Protection Agency, Cincinnati, OH. Center for Environmental Research Information.
Access Notes Also available in microform.
Corporate Au Added Ent United States. Environmental Protection Agency. Office of Research and Development.
PUB Date Free Form 1989
NTIS Prices PC A03/MF A01
BIB Level m
OCLC Time Stamp 20140422091054
Cataloging Source OCLC/T
Language eng
Origin OCLC
Type CAT
OCLC Rec Leader 01182cam 2200325Ia 45020