Oil Environmental Policy Research Paper by The Research Group

Oil Environmental Policy
This paper examines the public environmental policy issues raised by the production or transportation and inevitable spillage of petroleum in American waters: Oil spills, private and government responses, polution, transportation problems, global oil sup
# 18356 | 5,625 words | 15 sources | 1990 | US


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"This is a study of the public environmental policy issues raised by the production or transportation (and inevitable spillage) of petroleum in American waters: How that policy has been formed, why it has too often failed, and what can be done about it.

On a clear, calm predawn morning on Good Friday of 1989, the supertanker Exxon Valdez got underway from the Alyeska oil pipeline terminal at Valdez, Alaska. Its immense tanks were filled to the top with crude petroleum oil pumped through the Alaska Pipeline from the arctic North Slope. In command on the bridge was the ship's third mate; the captain was below in his cabin, working on some of the immense amount of paperwork, the proper completion of which was the principal means, under normal conditions, by which the Exxon Corporation would judge his ... "

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