U.S. oil companies have launched an organization to contain and clean up large oil spills throughout the U.S. The Marine Spill Response Corp. (MSRC) is an independent, privately financed, nonprofit, spill response organization. It is the successor to the Petroleum Industry Response Organization, which oil companies formed following the Exxon Valdez oil spill off Alaska last year (OGJ, Feb. 5, p. 32). MSRC Pres. John D. Costello, a retired Coast Guard vice admiral, said the new organization will be fully operational within 30 months with state of the art equipment and trained personnel. The MSRC name was...

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