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An Historical Review of Oil Spills Along the Maine Coast 1953-1973

by Edward H. Shenton

Prepared for The Maine State Planning Office, Coastal Planning Group and The Research Institute of the Gulf of Maine (TRIGOM), August, 1973.

TRIGOM Publication No. 3

Contents: Introduction / A Chronology of Significant Oil Spills / A Summary of Biological Impacts / Spill Statistics / Discussion of Results / Conclusions of the Study / Recommendations for Future Research / Appendices

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Maine State Planning Office


Portland, Maine


Fuel Spills, Portland Harbor, Oil Pollution, Oil Spills, Oil Terminal Facilities, Harbors, Contamination, Pollution, Environmental Protection, Marine Resources, Tankers, Oil Product Cargo, Oil Tanks, Tidal Waters, Waste Oil, Shellfish Contamination, Clam Flats, Shore Facilities, Pipelines, Barges, Oil Slicks, Bilge Pumping, Discharge, Storage Tanks, Ballast, Overboard Discharge, Dumping


Energy and Utilities Law | Environmental Engineering | Environmental Health | Environmental Health and Protection | Environmental Law | Environmental Monitoring | Environmental Public Health | Environmental Sciences | Law of the Sea | Oil, Gas, and Energy | Oil, Gas, and Mineral Law | Power and Energy

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An Historical Review of Oil Spills Along the Maine Coast 1953-1973



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