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Oil-spill risk analysis Gulf of Mexico, Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) central and western lease sales, 1998-2002, and Gulfwide OCS Program, 1998-2036 by James M. Price

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Published by U.S. Dept. of the Interior, Minerals Management Service, Environmental Division in [Herndon, Va.?] .
Written in English


  • Oil spills -- Environmental aspects -- Mexico, Gulf of.,
  • Oil well drilling, Submarine -- Environmental aspects -- Mexico, Gulf of.

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Edition Notes

Other titlesOil spill risk analysis :
Statementby James M. Price, Charles F. Marshall ; Eileen M. Lear (editor).
SeriesOCS report
ContributionsMarshall, Charles F., Lear, Eileen M., United States. Minerals Management Service. Environmental Division.
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 409 p.
Number of Pages409
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18121672M

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