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Title Purposeful jettison of petroleum cargo / Committee on Marine Salvage Issues, Marine Board, Commission on Engineering and Technical Systems, National Research Council.
Imprint Washington, D.C. : National Academy Press, 1994.

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Subject Oil spills -- Law and legislation -- Congresses.
Jettisoning of cargo -- Congresses.
Liability for oil pollution damages -- Congresses.
Alt Name National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on Marine Salvage Issues.
Description 1 online resource (xiii, 199 pages) : illustrations
Note Includes proceedings of the Symposium on the Purposeful Jettison of Petroleum Cargo, held February 23, 1993.
"B-344"--Title page verso.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references.
Note Print version record.
Access Use copy Restrictions unspecified star
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010.
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Note digitized 2010 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve pda
ISBN 0585084866 (electronic bk.)
9780585084862 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 44964384
Additional Format Print version: Purposeful jettison of petroleum cargo. Washington, D.C. : National Academy Press, 1994 0309050812 (DLC) 94066134 (OCoLC)30558316
Table of Contents
 Executive Summary 
 Jettison Report and Recommendations1
 Symposium Objectives and Organization / Gordon W. Paulsen18
 Welcome Address from the U.S. Coast Guard / A.E. Henn19
 Welcome Address from the U.S. Navy Supervisor of Salvage / Richard Fiske21
 Significance of Jettisoning: Oil on Troubled Waters / Michael Ellis24
 Environmental Risk as a Function of Oil Spill Size / F.R. Engelhardt31
 Oil Spill Trajectory Modeling / Jerry Galt47
 Marine Salvage: New Laws Affecting the Jettisoning of Oil / Warren L. Dean, Laurie L. Crick58
 Commentary on the Deliberate Discharge of Oil During Marine Salvage Operations / Philip A. Berns98
 New Laws Affecting the Jettisoning of Oil: Presidential Direction and a Salvor's Standard of Care / Frederick F. Burgess, Jr.101
 New Laws Governing the Jettisoning of Oil / Robert H. Nicholas, Jr.118
 Salvaging a Coherent Approach to Pollution Response: New Federal and State Laws Governing the Jettison of Cargo / V. Lee Okarma Rees127
 Decision Framework: A Scenario for Deciding Whether to Jettison Cargo / Kenneth Fullwood144
 The On-Scene Coordinator as Decision-Maker / Donald S. Jensen153
 The Environmentalist's Perspective / Anne Rothe156
 The Salvor's Perspective / John Jay Driscoll, Jr.158
 The Shipowner/Operator's Perspective / Roger Gale162
 The Salvage Engineer's Perspective / Jack Kalro164
 The State Perspective / Peter Bontadelli166
 Discussion: Questions and Comments Addressed to the Panel on the Decision-making Framework169
 A Regional Response Team Decision-making Exercise176
 Appendix A Symposium Participants194
 Appendix B Symposium Agenda198

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