ABSTRACT

Challenges of Oil Spill Response in the Arctic [Draft]   [open pdf - 262KB]

"This draft staff working paper describes some of the difficulties of spill response in the Arctic. In the staff's view, response challenges in the Arctic are important for the Commission to consider in its recommendations for the future of offshore drilling. This paper provides background information regarding the status of offshore drilling in Arctic waters, identifies problems with responding to oil spills in Arctic waters, and highlights areas for further Commission inquiry with respect to Arctic drilling."

Report Number:
Staff Working Paper No. 5
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Date:
2010-10-06
Copyright:
Public Domain
Retrieved From:
National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and Offshore Drilling: http://www.oilspillcommission.gov/
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pdf
Media Type:
application/pdf
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