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Presidente Rivera oil spill
United States. Congress. House. Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries. Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations.
by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs., Congressional Sales Office, U.S. G.P.O. in Washington
Written in English
|LC Classifications||KF27 .M474 1989d|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||iii, 207 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||207|
|LC Control Number||89603400|
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Presidente Rivera oil spill hearing before the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations of the Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries, House of Representatives, One Hundred First Congress, first session on the oil spill from the Presidente Rivera in the Delaware River, its effect, measures used to clean up the spill, and plans to respond to spills in the future, J Pages: Presidente Rivera oil spill: hearing before the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations of the Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries, House of Representatives, One Hundred First Congress, first session on the oil spill from the Presidente Rivera in the Delaware River, its effect, measures used to clean up the spill, and plans to respond to spills in the future, J –US gallons (1, m 3) of crude oil spilled from the Presidente Rivera tanker after running aground on Claymont Shoal –US gallons (1, m 3) of crude oil spilled from the Athos 1 tanker; the tanker's hull had been punctured by a submerged, discarded anchor at the Port of : Port Jervis, NY, Easton, PA, Trenton, NJ.
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