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Better World Links: Oil Spill Disasters
Lists of links, with the sections: General infos on oil spills by tanker accidents, Take action against oil spill hazards & pollution, Legal aspects. Also, sections on individual oil spills: Prestige, Erika, Sea Empress, Pallas, Exxon Valdez, Amoco Cadiz.
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Websites about Oil Spills
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Environmental Technology Centre (Canada): Clean Water
Oil and chemical spills, cleanup of hazardous waste. Sections: On-site decontamination technologies, In situ spill countermeasures, Spill research and development, Laser Environmental Airborne Fluorosensor (LEAF), MAP slides, Spills technology databases.
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Google Directory: Oil Spills
Lists of links, ordered by PageRank. Including sections on the Exxon Valdez oil spill, and spill-related products and services.
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Incident News
News, photos and other information about responses to oil spills, hazardous chemical accidents and other incidents. Page maintained by the Office of Response and Restoration, NOAA's Ocean Service.
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Intertanko and Bimco: Time has come for global recognition for places of refuge
Press release (Nov. 20, 2002) on the Prestige accident, from Intertanko and Bimco, the leading international shipping associations: "This incident highlights the industry's concern surrounding coastal states' continued reluctance to admit ships into ports of refuge. When ships are not granted such refuge, the potential for a serious incident is frequently increased..."
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National Response Center - NRC
The federal point of contact in the United States for reporting oil and chemical spills.
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NOAA's Ocean Service Office of Response and Restoration
Protecting the coastal environment from oil and chemical spills, and restoring damaged natural resources. With website sections on emergency response, pollutants in the environment, serving communities, natural resource restoration, coral reef conservation, information (for emergency responders, students and teachers, interested public, research institutions, other agencies), software and data sets, publications, web portals, news, links, image galleries, etc.
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U.S. Environmental Protection Agency: Oil Program
The EPA's program for preventing, preparing for, and responding to oil spills that occur in and around inland waters of the United States. The website also includes a learning center with oil spill information (characteristics, cleaning up, experiments, image galleries, booklet, learning links), and sections on science and research, and on reporting oil spills.
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Wikipedia: Oil spill
Encyclopedia article.
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Yahoo! Directory: Oil Spills
Lists of links, ordered by popularity or alphabetically. With sections on individual spills, and U.S. government agencies.
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Yahoo! News Full Coverage: Oil Spills
Oil spill news.
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