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Oil spill in New Orleans in July 2008 and safety in the inland river system

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure. Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation.

Oil spill in New Orleans in July 2008 and safety in the inland river system

hearing before the Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation of the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, House of Representatives, One Hundred Tenth Congress, second session, September 16, 2008.

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure. Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States. -- Coast Guard -- Rules and practice,
  • Oil spills -- Louisiana -- New Orleans,
  • Towboats -- Accidents -- Mississippi River,
  • Inland water transportation -- Safety regulations -- United States,
  • Marine towing -- Safety regulations -- United States

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKF27 .P89627 2008h
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxviii, 126 p. :
    Number of Pages126
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24016349M
    ISBN 100160839459
    ISBN 109780160839450
    LC Control Number2009438515

      On Sunday afternoon, more than demonstrators gathered to protest BP's efforts in the oil spill and boycott the company. The demonstration slowed traffic in . On Ap , an explosion on the Deepwater Horizon Macondo oil well drilling platform tragically killed 11 workers, and started the largest marine oil spill in U.S. history, releasing millions of barrels of oil into the Gulf of Mexico. NOAA was on the scene from the earliest moments of the crisis, bringing more than 25 years of experience.

    Dispersants can turn oil spills into toxic mist, research shows New Orleans, LA Toll free: Powered by BLOX Content Management System from A fire aboard the oil tanker Castillo de Bellver in August was responsible for the tanker’s capsizing. When the fire broke out on August 6, the Castillo de Bellver was located in the South Atlantic Ocean roughly 70 miles from Cape Town, South tanker drifted and broke into two pieces; its stern section, which contained some , tons of oil, drifted to within 24 miles of.

      The U.S. Coast Guard said Wednesday that the Mississippi River would be closed to all vessels until further notice, after a spill of crude oil near the mouth of the river approximately 60 miles south of New Orleans. A Bahamian-flag tanker ran aground near Venice, La., about 6 p.m. Tuesday, spilling alm barrels of Nigerian sweet crude. The Deepwater Horizon oil spill (also referred to as the BP oil spill, oil leak, or oil disaster; the Gulf of Mexico oil spill; and the Macondo blowout) was an industrial disaster that began on Ap , in the Gulf of Mexico on the BP-operated Macondo Prospect, considered to be the largest marine oil spill in the history of the petroleum industry and estimated to be 8 percent to


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Oil spill in New Orleans in July 2008 and safety in the inland river system by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure. Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation. Download PDF EPUB FB2

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Oil spill in New Orleans in July and safety on the inland river system hearing before the Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation of the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, House of Representatives, One Hundred Tenth.

Guard-led response to the New Orleans Barge Spill. Early on the morning of Ja foot chemical tanker and foot fuel barge collided near downtown New Orleans, LA. The collision tore the barge "DM" in half, discharging an estimatedgallons of #6 fuel oil, a viscous tar-like oil.

The spill. Oil spill in New Orleans in July and safety in the inland river system: hearing before the Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation of the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, House of Representatives, One Hundred Tenth Congress, second session, Septem Oil spill in New Orleans in July and safety in the inland river system [microform]: hearing before Oil spill in New Orleans in July and safety on the inland river system [electronic resource]: hear Air New Orleans, DBA Continental Express flightBritish Aerospace (Jetstream 31) NCY, New O.

This presentation about the DM oil spill along the lower Mississippi River in New Orleans was given at the Freshwater Spills Symposium in Keywords: USCG Plenary DM Oil Spill,oil spills,DM, James Hanzalik, US EPA Coast Guard Created Date: 5/29/ PM.

The Coast Guard, Louisiana Oil Spill Coordinator’s Office (LOSCO) and local agencies continue to clean up an oil spill on the Lower Mississippi River in downtown New Orleans. The Singapore-flagged ’x88′ cargo ship Pac Antares hit a pier on Thursday morning causing an estimated 4, gals.

of fuel oil. Oil rig explodes near New Orleans Boats were immediately launched to rescue workers who jumped in the water. U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Marine Safety Unit Morgan City.

Aug On Septem the Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure will conduct an oversight hearing on the Oil.

More thangallons of fuel oil were spilled into the Mississippi River when a barge collided with a tanker near Gretna, Louisiana (near downtown New Orleans), splitting the barge nearly in half, on early J The oil slick reached most of the way to the Gulf of Mexico, posing a serious threat to the fragile delta ecosystem.

J NEW ORLEANS — A sheen of oil coated the Mississippi River for nearly miles from the center of this city to the Gulf of Mexico on Friday following the worst oil spill here in.

A new federally led study of oil seeping from a platform toppled off Louisiana’s coast 14½ years ago found releases lower than other recent estimates, but contradicts the well owner’s assertions about the amount and source of oil.

Oil and gas have been leaking into the Gulf of Mexico since a subsea mudslide caused by Hurricane Ivan on Sept. 15,knocked over a Taylor Energy Co. Oil Spill Response & SMT, Tank Cleaning, Transportation, Disposal, Environmental Consulting & Training.

Environmental Safety and Health Consulting Services, Inc (ES&H) Morgan City, LA Tel +1 () Tel +1 () Fax +1 () Web. Environmental Safety and Health Consulting Services, Inc (ES&H) Houma, LA As a response to the disaster, on 30 April President Barack Obama ordered the federal government to hold the issuing of new offshore drilling leases until a review determined whether more safety systems were needed and authorized teams to investigate 29 oil rigs in the Gulf in an effort to determine the cause of the disaster.

Later a six-month offshore drilling (below feet ( m) of water. Oil spill in New Orleans in July and safety in the inland river system [microform]: hearing before Oil spill in New Orleans in July and safety on the inland river system [electronic resource]: hear.

J An oil spill affecting nearly miles of the Mississippi River has caused New Orleans to close its cruise port -- and Carnival Cruise Lines to weigh its options on the fate of. Deepwater Horizon oil spill of path of the oil Map depicting the effects of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, caused by the explosion of an oil rig off the coast of Louisiana on Ap Scientists noted that the prevailing paths of the Gulf of Mexico's Loop Current and a detached eddy located to the west kept much of the oil, which covered a sizable part of the gulf some three.

In this aerial photo, river traffic is halted along the Mississippi River between New Orleans and Vacherie, La., due to a barge leaking oil in St. James Parish, La., Sunday, Feb. 23,   The dark ooze blanketed the waterway and its banks, forcing the U.S. Coast Guardto shut down river traffic.

Aside from the BP oil spillin the Gulf of Mexico init. Mauritius Faces Environmental Crisis as Oil Spills From Grounded Ship. A Japanese-owned bulk carrier ran aground near the Indian Ocean island in late July, with nearly 4, tons of fuel oil and.Sthe Coastal and Ocean Observing System Act of SHearing on Oil Spills.

(Chairman Elijah Cummings, D MD-7) at a hearing titled Oil Spill In New Orleans in July and Safety on the Inland River System. J The Liberian-flagged oil tanker Tintomara collided with a U.S.-flagged fuel barge DM on the Mississippi River near downtown.

An estimatedgallons of oil .