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Oil transportation and cleanup technology

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Science, Space, and Technology. Subcommittee on Transportation, Aviation, and Materials.

Oil transportation and cleanup technology

hearing before the Subcommittee on Transportation, Aviation, and Materials of the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred First Congress, second session, May 24, 1990.

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Science, Space, and Technology. Subcommittee on Transportation, Aviation, and Materials.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs., Congressional Sales Office, U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Oil spills -- United States -- Prevention.,
    • Oil spills -- Cleanup -- Technological innovations -- United States.,
    • Tankers -- Safety measures.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF27 .S3997 1990o
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiii, 166 p. :
      Number of Pages166
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1987135M
      LC Control Number90602519

        Witnesses spoke about the oil spill cleanup and restoration effort in the Gulf of Mexico. They also focused on new technology to clean up the oil and ways in which the government both reviewed. Contractors have begun hosing 5, gallons of diesel fuel into a hurriedly dug drainage ditch to clean up the contaminant spilled during the deadly Amtrak train wreck Sunday outside Columbia.

      The B.C. government has introduced new oil spill regulations that include restrictions on transportation until "the behaviour of spilled bitumen can be better understood." The measures announced Tuesday could complicate Texas-based energy giant Kinder Morgan's plan to expand its Trans Mountain oil pipeline from Alberta to the B.C. coast. More about Chemical and Petroleum Spills: Geographic Response Plans (GRPs) - These plans are map-based and are used by first responders during the initial stages of an incident that involves the transportation of oil. Public Record of Underground Storage Tank Releases - New York State's Public Record of underground storage tank (UST) releases includes the number, .

      Over the years, new technology has resulted in innovations in oil-spill cleanup methods. The Coast Guard has been a major participant in both development and use of this technology. In the same period, there have been a significant number of oil-spill accidents, from the minor to the catastrophic, culminating in the Exxon Valdez grounding in The hazardous materials regulations have changed significantly over the last several years. These changes were first introduced in Docket HM which provided for the harmonization of the United State's hazardous materials regulations with international standards in order to facilitate foreign trade and maintain the competitiveness of U.S. goods.


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Oil transportation and cleanup technology by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Science, Space, and Technology. Subcommittee on Transportation, Aviation, and Materials. Download PDF EPUB FB2

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The ongoing maintenance of producing, processing and transportation assets is the responsibility of the owner, the same as changing the oil, tires and brakes on a : David Yager.

"The Basics of Oil Spill Cleanup is a classical reference in the field. This third edition has been revised and expanded reflecting the rapid progress in clean-up technology and the techniques available for mitigating the effects of oil spills." ―International Journal of Environmental Analytical Chemistry, December /5(1).

Oil: Production, Consumption and Environmental Impact, Hardcover by Xiu, Shuangning (EDT), ISBNISBNLike New Used, Free shipping in the US. What began as an experiment in a nine-ounce cup of water has been developed into a full-scale technology that recently became a finalist for a R&D Award.

Achieving the honor was E-MOP™ — electromagnetic oil spill remediation technology — developed from patents owned by Fermilab. The technology uses materials that are environmentally safe. Assessing risk in the intercontinental transportation of crude oil Macmillan Publishers Ltd.

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The Ocean Cleanup is a non-profit organization developing advanced technologies to rid the oceans of plastic. We aim to remove 90% of the floating plastic with the help of ocean cleanup systems and river interception technologies. Oil spills are one of the worst environmental disasters. Spilled or leaked oil can contaminate water, making it unsafe for animals and humans who live near the accident.

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