TITLE

Oil and water don't mix

PUB. DATE
October 1992
SOURCE
Current Health 2;Oct92, Vol. 19 Issue 2, p24
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses various problems connected with the prevention, containment and cleanup of oil spills in the ocean and rivers. The Persian Gulf War; A ruptured Ashland Oil storage tank in Florette, Pennsylvania that contaminated the Monongahela River; The Exxon Valdez oil spill in Alaska; Uniqueness of each spill; Wind and wave action; Incomplete knowledge of ecological factors; Double-hulled tankers; Preventive regulations for oil storage tanks; Inspection of pipelines.
ACCESSION #
9301105030

 

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