COASTAL PROGRAMS AIM TO IMPROVE SPILL SKILLS IN U.S.
Industry and U.S. governments are moving to heighten spill preparedness and understanding in programs conducted on the Gulf and East coasts. Near Corpus Christi, American Petrofina Pipe Line Co. took part in Oil Spill '90, the first spill preparation drill developed jointly by three levels of government and industry in Texas. The Apr. 25 exercise allowed a test of emergency plans and resources, along with communications policies that would be used in a major oil or chemical spill into a