Title VII of the 1990 Oil Pollution Act (OPA 90) establishes an Interagency Coordinating Committee on Oil Pollution Research. The Committee is charged with coordinating a comprehensive program of research, technology development, and demonstration among Federal agencies in cooperation with industry, universities, research institutions, state governments, and other countries. In accordance with these requirements, the Plan includes: (1) identification of agency roles and responsibilities; (2) assessment of oil pollution environmental effects and prevention, response and mitigation technologies; (3) enumeration of gaps in oil pollution knowledge and technological deficiencies; (4) establishment of research priorities and goals; (5) estimation of resources needed to conduct an effective R&D program; and (6) identification, in cooperation with State authorities, of regional research needs and priorities.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Sponsored by Coast Guard, Washington, DC. Office of the Commandant.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Interagency Coordinating Committee on Oil Pollution Research

    Washington, DC  United States 

    Coast Guard Office of the Commandant.

    Washington, DC  United States 
  • Authors:
    • Dalsimer, A
  • Publication Date: 1992-4-24


  • English

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  • Pagination: 255 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00666665
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: ICCOPR-92/01
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Oct 3 1994 12:00AM