Oil Spills from Non-Tank Vessels
Witnesses testified about oil spill threats, risks, and vulnerabilities posed by large non-tank vessels in light of the recent spill in San… read more
Witnesses testified about oil spill threats, risks, and vulnerabilities posed by large non-tank vessels in light of the recent spill in San Francisco Bay. Topics included the prevalence and environmental impact of non-tank vessel spills, the adequacy and enforcement of vessel response plans, the status of Coast Guard rulemakings, the adequacy of non-tank liability limits, and the allocation of Coast Guard and other federal resources toward oil spill prevention, preparedness, and oil spill research and development in the post-September 11 world. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
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- Thad W. Allen Commandant U.S. Coast Guard
- Mike Cooper Chairman Washington State Oil Spill Advisory Cncl.
- Bill Deaver President and CEO Saltchuk Resources
- Dagmar Etkin President Environmental Research Consulting
- Susan Fleming Director Government Accountability Office->Physical Infrastructure Issues
- Mary Glackin Assistant Administrator National Oceanic and Atmospheric Admin.
- Barbara Boxer U.S. Senator [D] California
- Maria Cantwell U.S. Senator [D] Washington
- Daniel K. Inouye U.S. Senator [D] Hawaii
- John F. Kerry U.S. Senator [D] Massachusetts
- Frank R. Lautenberg U.S. Senator [D] New Jersey
- Olympia J. Snowe U.S. Senator [R] Maine
- Theodore "Ted" F. Stevens U.S. Senator [R] Alaska
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