This report covers an investigation of the state of the art of methods available to store and/or dispose of recovered oil and other hazardous chemicals which are the result of a discharge into United States inland and coastal waters. It includes the work accomplished by other organizations, both industry and government. The report also describes the kinds of materials which likely will be recovered and discusses alternative techniques/systems for storage and disposal. Additionally, it discusses the areas of the Ultimate Disposal Problem which require research and development. It places particular emphasis on the need to establish the most cost effective and environmentally suitable Ultimate Disposal System to satisfy the Coast Guard's needs.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • A final feasibility study.
  • Corporate Authors:

    United States Coast Guard

    Office of Research and Development, 400 7th Street, NW
    Washington, DC  United States  20590
  • Authors:
    • Leary, J F
  • Publication Date: 1975-10

Media Info

  • Pagination: 68 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00151127
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: USCG-D-36-76
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Mar 30 1977 12:00AM