Oil Spills Books

  • Rational Design of Next-generation Nanomaterials and Nanodevices for Water Applications

    Despite the fact that nanotechnology has been present for a few decades, there is a big gap between what nanotechnology is perceived and what nanotechnology can truly offer in all sectors of water. The question to be answered is _x0018_what more can we expect from nanotechnology_x0019_ in the water field? The rational nano-design starts with ...

  • Pesticides and Alternative Control Agents; Environmental Assessment; Hazardous Substances and Oil Spill Response

    Standards cover:Environmental Assessment, Risk Management, and Corrective Action—includes the latest versions of the popular ASTM environmental assessment standards, including the transaction screen process, Phase I , and Phase II. Other standards address corrective action, environmental risk management, pollution prevention, real estate ...

  • Pesticides and Alternative Control Agents; Environmental Assessment; Hazardous Substances and Oil Spill Response

    Standards cover:Environmental Assessment, Risk Management, and Corrective Action—includes the latest versions of the popular ASTM environmental assessment standards, including the transaction screen process, Phase I , and Phase II. Other standards address corrective action, environmental risk management, pollution prevention, real estate ...

  • Pesticides; Environmental Assessment; Hazardous Substances and Oil Spill Response

    Standards cover:Environmental Assessment — includes the latest versions of the popular ASTM environmental site assessment standards for Phase I and the transaction screen process and Phase II environmental site assessments. Other standards address corrective action, environmental risk management, pollution prevention, real estate assessment ...

  • Pesticides; Environmental Assessment; Hazardous Substances and Oil Spill Response

    Standards cover:Environmental Assessment — includes the latest versions of the popular ASTM environmental site assessment standards for Phase I and the transaction screen process and Phase II environmental site assessments. Other standards address corrective action, environmental risk management, pollution prevention, real estate assessment ...

  • ASTM Standards on Hazardous Substances and Oil Spill Response: 3rd Edition

    Fifty-seven ASTM standards address the latest research in oil spill recovery applications and ecological considerations for the use of chemical dispersants and containment of emergency response personnel. This new edition provides a comprehensive resource document for users, including spill response professionals, managers, designers and builders ...

  • Pesticides; Environmental Assessment; Hazardous Substances and Oil Spill Response

    Standards cover: Environmental Assessment—includes the latest versions of the popular ASTM environmental site assessment standards for Phase I and the transaction screen process and Phase II environmental site assessments. Other standards address corrective action, environmental risk management, pollution prevention, real estate assessment ...

  • Pesticides; Environmental Assessment; Hazardous Substances and Oil Spill Response

    Standards cover: Environmental Assessment—includes the latest versions of the popular ASTM environmental site assessment standards for Phase I and the transaction screen process and Phase II environmental site assessments. Other standards address corrective action, environmental risk management, pollution prevention, real estate assessment ...

  • Oil Spill in the Kerch Strait : Ukriaine Post-Disaster Needs Assessment

    The report lists recommendations to help Ukraine complete its recovery from the oil spill that occurred in the Kerch Strait in November 2007, when a severe storm caused the Volgoneft-139 to release over 1,300 tonnes of fuel oil into the sea. The resulting extensive physical damage to the sea and land led to property losses, contamination of the ...

  • SPCC Update - It`s extended Again!

    It's extended again! On May 16, 2007, the deadline to revise SPCC plans was extended again by EPA. Existing facilities, with no changes to spill potential (i.e. changes in oil usage or site drainage), may amend and implement their plans by July 1, 2009. This extension provides facilities the opportunity to take advantage of the additional ...

    By AECOM

  • Pesticides; Environmental Assessment; Hazardous Substances and Oil Spill Response

    Standards cover:Environmental Assessment — includes the latest versions of the popular ASTM environmental site assessment standards for Phase I and the transaction screen process and Phase II environmental site assessments. Other standards address corrective action, environmental risk management, pollution prevention, real estate assessment ...

  • Pesticides; Environmental Assessment; Hazardous Substances and Oil Spill Response

    Topics cover: Biological Effects and Environmental Fate--establishes standard procedures for assessing biological effects and environmental fate, including evaluating the properties, efficacy, safety, and impact in appropriate environments of pesticides and antimicrobial agents. Biotechnology--provides test methods, guides, and practices for ...

  • Pesticides; Environmental Assessment; Hazardous Substances and Oil Spill Response

    Standards cover:Environmental Assessment — includes the latest versions of the popular ASTM environmental site assessment standards for Phase I and the transaction screen process and Phase II environmental site assessments. Other standards address corrective action, environmental risk management, pollution prevention, real estate assessment ...

  • Oil in the Sea III: Inputs, Fates, and Effects

    Since the early 1970s, experts have recognized that petroleum pollutants were being discharged in marine waters worldwide, from oil spills, vessel operations, and land-based sources. Public attention to oil spills has forced improvements. Still, a considerable amount of oil is discharged yearly into sensitive coastal environments.Oil in the Sea ...

  • Oil Spills First Principles

    Marine oil spills are no longer considered unavoidable 'accidents' resulting from adverse environmental conditions or functions of catastrophic events. More than 80% of all spills are the result of 'human error'. The focus of the current legal, regulatory, and convention framework affecting the transportation of oil by ship reflects a recent ...

  • The Basics of Oil Spill Cleanup, Second Edition

    Constant media attention on oil spills has created global awareness of their risks and the damage they do. Often under-reported is the average cost of the cleanup - often as high as $200 per liter of oil spilled. Oil is a necessity in today´s industrial society, and since our dependence on it is not likely to and any time soon, we will continue to ...

  • Oil Spill Response Performance Review of Skimmers

    ASTM Manual 34 provides you with all the information necessary for selecting skimmers for various applications. In assembling reports to develop this publication, government agencies were able to find and provide single copies of many test reports-copies that were available no where else but in government archives-to use for analysis. This ...

  • Exxon Valdez Oil Spill: Fate and Effects in Alaskan Waters

    The first definitive exploration of the effects of this catastrophic oil spill since its occurrence in 1989. In addition to a comprehensive overview of the issues involved, 25 peer-reviewed papers cover the following key topics: • Chemistry and Fate of the Spill • Shoreline Impacts of the Spill • Effects on Fish and Fisheries • ...

  • The Use Of Chemicals in Oil Spill Response

    The latest research and design developments in the area of oilspill control dispersants and other chemicals. This comprehensive volume provides up-to-date information on how best to deal with this environmental concern, with a special focus on three categories: Laboratory Work: Testing oil spill dispersants, water-in-oil emulsion breakers, and ...

  • Oil Dispersants: New Ecological Approaches

    A positive and timely look at the use of dispersants to protect the environment. 23 papers include material on: dispersant testing; contingency planning for dispersant use cost effectiveness; new related products; ecological and freshwater dispersant applications; and training for dispersant applications; and training for dispersant ...

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