Accession Number : ADA330202

Title :   U.S. Coast Guard 1995 Oil Pollution Research Grants Publications: Part 2.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.,

Corporate Author : JOHN A VOLPE NATIONAL TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS CENTER CAMBRIDGE MA

PDF Url : ADA330202

Report Date : AUG 1997

Pagination or Media Count : 389

Abstract : The Oil Pollution Research Grants Program was created by the Oil Pollution Act (OPA) of 1990, P.L. 101-380 (OPA 90), 33 U.S.C. 28761(c)(8) and 2761(c)(9). The OPA established a regional research program and authorized those agencies represented on the Interagency Coordinating Committee on Oil Pollution Research, including the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG), to make grants to universities and other research institutions to perform research related to regional effects of oil pollution. The USCG established such a grant program and the John A. Volpe National Transportation Systems Center (Volpe Center), a component of the Research and Special Programs Administration of the Department of Transportation (DOT), was chosen to administer this program on behalf of the USCG. In August 1995, the Volpe Center awarded seven one-year grants. Coast Guard funds were matched by funds from the university or non-profit research institution. This report contains the final reports for research performed under these grants.

Descriptors :   *OIL POLLUTION, *COAST GUARD RESEARCH, DOCUMENTS, PUBLIC HEALTH, OIL SPILLS, MONEY, AWARDS, GRANTS.

Subject Categories : Water Pollution and Control

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE