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  1. GAO: Increase needed in oil spill liability trust fund

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    Tue, 11 Sep 2007

    WASHINGTON, DC, Sept. 11 -- Although major oil spills do not occur frequently, the federal oil spill liability trust fund should be increased ..... it suggested. GAO's report said the oil spill liability trust fund also faces other challenges

  2. GAO: Increase needed in oil spill liability trust fund

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 17 Sep 2007

    Although major oil spills do not occur frequently, the federal oil spill liability trust fund should be increased to cover ..... index, it suggested. GAO’s report said the oil spill liability trust fund also faces other challenges

  1. EXXON, BP GRAPPLE WITH OIL SPILL PROBLEMS

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 5 Mar 1990

    grapple with problems associated with oil spills off Alaska and California. A federal ..... from the Mar. 24, 1989, Exxon Valdez oil spill in Prince William Sound off Alaska ..... BP's plan for final cleanup of the oil spill off Huntington Beach. BP estimated most

  2. Petrobras eyes satellite technology to detect oil spills

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    Wed, 1 Nov 2000

    Petrobras) is considering a new oil spill monitoring system for Guanabara ..... Janeiro, which suffered two major oil spills this year. The system may employ ..... technicians to act quickly in case of an oil spill , said Rui Fonseca, the company

  3. INDUSTRY LEARNING FROM OIL SPILLS OFF ALASKA, CALIFORNIA

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    Mon, 26 Mar 1990

    the Exxon Valdez oil spill off Alaska, the ..... lessons. The worst oil spill in North American ..... claiming 10,000 oil spills since the Exxon ..... for dealing with oil spills and their effects ..... ensure that an oil spill did not escalate

  4. Tanker oil spills set record low in 2009

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    Tue, 6 Jul 2010

    6 -- In the year before the massive oil spill created by the Macondo well blowout in ..... annual report said there were no major oil spills from tankers in 2009. It defines a major ..... one exceeding 700 tonnes. More ocean oil spills result from tanker accidents than from

  5. A REMINDER ABOUT U.S. OIL SPILLS

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 13 May 1991

    was just a reminder: If another oil spill the size of the March 1989 Exxon ..... the government and industry view oil spills . It is perhaps the biggest improvement ..... only now be implementing strong oil spill response programs. But that

  6. Oil spill preparedness:Is the focus shifting?

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 23 May 2005

    continuing risk of marine oil spills . Areas of discord between oil spill response organizations (OSROs ..... frequency, and size of oil spills and the focus on and redirection ..... can remain engaged solely in oil - spill clean-up response without

  7. Witnesses discuss US ability to respond to oil spill off Cuba

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 14 Nov 2011

    responses to offshore crude oil spills that could threaten US coasts ..... and effective manner to an oil spill that reaches US waters ..... Mexico and Canada regarding an oil spill . Daniel J. Whittle, a senior ..... said. "In the event of an oil spill in Cuban waters, this licensing

  8. Witnesses discuss US ability to respond to oil spill offshore Cuba

    Online Articles

    Fri, 4 Nov 2011

    responses to offshore crude oil spills that could threaten US coasts ..... and effective manner to an oil spill that reaches US waters ..... Mexico and Canada regarding an oil spill . Daniel J. Whittle, a senior ..... said. “In the event of an oil spill in Cuban waters, this licensing

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