PROCEEDINGS: JOINT CONFERENCE ON PREVENTION AND CONTROL OF OIL SPILLS

On December 15-17, 1969, a Joint Conference on Prevention and Controlled Oil Spills was held under the sponsorship of the American Petroleum Institute and the FWPCA. The Objectives of the conference were to delineate the overall dimensions of the oil spill problem, explore the present state of the art of prevention and control of oil spills, and review the relevant research and development efforts of government and private industry, both here and abroad. The topics discussed include spill prevention, boom design, mechanical removal, chemical additives, analysis and sampling, monitoring, beach cleanup, fate of spills, ecological effects, and oil-spill information retrieval dissemination.

  • Corporate Authors:

    American Petroleum Institute

    1220 L Street, NW
    Washington, DC  USA  20005-4070
  • Publication Date: 1969-12

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00019661
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Dec 1 1973 12:00AM