POSSIBLE EFFECTS OF CONSTRUCTION AND OPERATION OF A SUPERTANKER TERMINAL ON THE MARINE ENVIRONMENT IN NEW YORK BIGHT

An evaluation is given of the environmental impact of construction and operation of a supertanker terminal in the New York Bight area, considering the effects of dredging and spoil disposition, vessel movements, chronic low-level oily discharges, and accidental spills. Three possible sites are studied; several construction alternatives are included.

  • Corporate Authors:

    State University of New York, Stony Brook

    Marine Sciences Research Center
    Stony Brook, NY  USA 
  • Authors:
    • McHugh, J L
    • Ginter, J J
    • Knapp, W E
    • Tsao, A L
    • Greenfield, M D
  • Publication Date: 1972-11-15

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  • Pagination: 223 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00048411
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Final Rpt
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Nov 14 1974 12:00AM