Coping With an Oiled Sea Page: III
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In the aftermath of the Exxon Valdez oi
investigations were initiated to evaluate the
dies. The Office of Technology Assessmer
clean-up capabilities and to assess the tech
spills in the future. The request for this stt
ber of the Technology Assessment Board,
man of the Subcommittee on Coast Guard
Merchant Marine and Fisheries. This backs
analysis. It discusses the current technolog
abroad and evaluates the prospects for ful
Cleaning up a discharge of millions of g
ronmental conditions is an extraordinary p
spond effectively to such an accident are
improvements could be made, and that th(
require technological breakthroughs -just
maintenance and training, timely access to
substantial systems, and the means to n
understand, however, that even the best n
practical limitations that will hinder spill
sometimes to a major extent. For that reasc
tion to preventive measures as to response
prevention is worth many, many pounds ol
Here’s what’s next.
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United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment. Coping With an Oiled Sea, report, March 1990; [Washington D.C.]. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc39968/m1/3/: accessed November 15, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.