Category: Oil Spills

University of British Columbia

December 17, 2020

Decarbonizing Marine Shipping: Air Quality Co-Benefits for Coastal Communities

In collaboration with Clear Seas and funded by MEOPAR, a team led by researcher Dr. Amanda Giang at the University of British Columbia is undertaking a project to assess how decarbonization of marine shipping can provide air quality co-benefits to coastal communities.

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October 10, 2017

Abandoned Vessels & The Ship-source Oil Pollution Fund

Abandoned and derelict vessels pose significant risks to marine safety and have both economic and environmental impacts on local communities.

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July 4, 2017

The Behaviour and Environmental Impacts of Crude Oil Released Into Aqueous Environments

Although crude oil spills are infrequent in Canada their consequences to the environment and impacted local economies, as well as on human health, can be profound.

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April 23, 2017

Marine Oil Spill: Preparedness & Response

Digest covering the major observations of marine oil spill preparedness, response and recovery examples from around the world.

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Clear Seas

April 11, 2017

Leading Systems for Oil Spill Response in Ports – Implications for Canada

This research has examined spill response policies and practices in seven ports in five countries, which has provided a range of national policies and port conditions and practices against which to consider Canadian policies and practices.

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September 26, 2016

Clear Seas Highlights Key Findings from BC Ministry of Environment West Coast Spill Response Study

A 2-part digest of the 2013 West Coast Spill Response Study commissioned by the BC Ministry of Environment.

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June 25, 2016

Tanker Safety Expert Panel II: Marine Casualty Management

This Chapter draws on the experience of other national jurisdictions on centralized Marine Casualty Management systems.

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