Publisher description for The basics of oil spill cleanup / Merv Fingas ; edited by Jennifer Charles.

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The revised and expanded edition of a bestseller, Basics of Oil Spill Cleanup, Second Edition provides the tools for remediating the on-and off-shore oil spills that can threaten sensitive coastal habitats. The Second Edition includes a new chapter highlighting the effects of oil on the environment and wildlife and a glossary of technical terms. It covers the different techniques required based on the type of oil spilled and the environmental circumstances involved in the spill. Organizations can use this book to stay prepared.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Oil spills -- Cleanup.
Oil spills -- Cleanup -- Canada.