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Focus on Environmental Harm from Oil Spills

Publication number Date Published Date Revised
10-08-001March 2010September 2019
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Author(s) Spill Prevention, Preparedness, and Response Program
Description This guide describes three ways that oil impacts the environment — acute toxicity, mechanical injury, and persistence.
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Keywords persistent, bioaccumulative toxics, environment, oil
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