TITLE

Oil on Troubled Waters

AUTHOR(S)
Walsh, Don
PUB. DATE
September 2006
SOURCE
U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings;Sep2006, Vol. 132 Issue 9, p86
SOURCE TYPE
Conference Proceeding
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on oil pollution in the sea. Every year nearly 380-million gallons of petroleum are spilled into sea. The causes are both natural and man made. However, marine operations are a minor contributor to oil pollution. Demand for energy has accelerated resulting in the increase of global tanker traffic in the high seas. Yet the number of oil spills has reduced significantly.
ACCESSION #
22325372

 

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