COAST GUARD PICKS SITES FOR SPILL RESPONSE

The U.S. Coast Guard plans to store oil spill cleanup equipment at 19 cities within 2 years. The 1990 Oil Pollution Act requires the Coast Guard to stockpile additional equipment, although the act gives the oil industry the primary responsibility for providing most spill response equipment. The cities are Boston; Portsmouth, Va.; San Juan, P.R.; Corpus Christi, Tex.; Detroit; Astoria, Ore.; Anchorage, Alas.; New London, Conn.; Charleston, S.C.; Miami; Galveston, Tex.; Eureka, Calif.; Seattle;

Aug 5th, 1991
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