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6 edition of basics of oil spill cleanup found in the catalog.

basics of oil spill cleanup

with particular reference to southern Canada

by Mervin F. Fingas

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Published by Environmental Emergency Branch, Environmental Protection Service, Environment Canada, available from Print. and Pub., Supply and Services Canada in [Ottawa], Hull, Quebec .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Canada.
    • Subjects:
    • Oil spills -- Cleanup.,
    • Oil spills -- Cleanup -- Canada.

    • Edition Notes

      Work produced by F.F. Slaney & Co. under contract to the Environmental Emergency Branch.

      StatementMervin F. Fingas, Wayne S. Duval, Gail B. Stevenson ; illustrated by Sharon Galenzoski.
      ContributionsDuval, Wayne S., Stevenson, Gail B., F.F. Slaney & Company., Canada. Environmental Emergency Branch.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTD427.P4 F55 1979
      The Physical Object
      Pagination155 p. :
      Number of Pages155
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4196468M
      ISBN 100660101017
      LC Control Number80475294

        Oil Spill Cleanup. EPA works to prevent oil spills. The Spill Prevention Control and Countermeasure (SPCC) program helps prepare for, and respond to, any oil spill affecting the inland waters of the United States. The program has reduced the number of spills to less than 1% of the total volume of oil handled each year. less than the costs associated with spill clean up, fines, and other civil liabilities. As the old adage states, “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” The purpose of the Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasure (SPCC) rule is to help facilities prevent a discharge of oil into navigable waters or adjoining shorelines.

      Oil Spill Cleanup from Sea Water by Sorbent Materials [15] M. Fingas, The Basics of Oil Spill Cleanup (Ed: J. Charles), 2 Annual Book of ASTM Standards, V ol. , American. Society of. Oil spill cleanup workers can face potential hazards from oil byproducts, dispersants, detergents and degreasers. This course explains what an oil spill is, describes the characteristics of an oil spill, and how to identify and control hazards during the response and cleanup phases of an oil spill. Oil Spill File Size: KB.

      The revised and expanded edition of a bestseller, Basics of Oil Spill Cleanup, Second Edition provides the tools for remediating the on-and off-shore oil spills that can threaten sensitive coastal habitats. The Second Edition includes a new chapter highlighting the effects of oil on the environment and wildlife and a glossary of technical terms. Oil Spill Basics. Oil Spill Basics. Yearly spillage Every year million US gallons of oil spill. This is equal to school gymnasiums: Typical school gymnasium = 45' X 45' X 66' = , cubic feet 1 cubic foot = gallons Gym holds , gallons (almost 1 million gallons). Since cleanup after an oil spill is so ineffective and.


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