A review of countermeasures for a major oil spill from a vessel in Arctic waters
Canada. Environmental Emergency Branch, S.L. Ross Environmental Research Ltd, Canada. Environmental Protection Service, Canada. Environmental Impact Control Directorate
Environment Canada, Environmental Protection Service, 1983 - History - 73 pages
The existing capability to deal with a major tanker oil spill in the Arctic is presented, with particular emphasis on the government's role and state of preparedness.
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