Sunken tanker fuels debate over dispersants

Pearce, Fred; MacKenzie, Debora
April 1991
New Scientist;4/20/91, Vol. 130 Issue 1765, p14
Reports on the controversy over the sinking of an oil tanker in the seabed off the Italian Riviera. Italy's minister for the environment, Giorgio Ruffolo's promised that his European counterparts would meet to discuss standards for the operation of tankers in European waters; Conflict between resorts of the French and Italian Rivieras and marine biologists; Comments of Brian Dicks of the International Tanker Owners' Federation, on the use of dispersants.


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