Table of Contents
Acronyms & Definitions
Worst Case Discharges in Region 5
Shoreline Cleanup Guideline Matrices
Chemical Use Checklist
In Situ Burning
Fish & Wildlife Annex
Oil Spill Solidifier Preapproval
Air Monitoring Evaluation Flowchart
Habitat Fact Sheets
Deep Marsh Annuals
Deep Marsh Perennials
Rooted Floating Aquatics
Shallow Marsh Annuals
Shallow Marsh Perennials
Beach and Sand Bar
ICS Forms and References
Transport of Oil/Flammable Liquids by Rail
Inland Sensitivity Atlas
Mission and Purpose
Transport of Oil and Flammable Liquids by Rail
Rail Safety - Improved Human Capital Planning Could Address Emerging Safety Oversight Challenges
Critiques human resources aspects of rail transportation for the Federal Railroad Administration.
Rail Safety - Federal Railroad Administration Should Report on Risks to the Successful Implementation of Mandated Safety Technology
Discusses railroads' progress in developing and implement PTC and the benefits.
U.S. Rail Transportation of Crude Oil: Background and Issues for Congress
Discusses issues relative to train transportation of crude oil.
Positive Train Control (PTC): Overview and Policy Issues
Examines the issues regarding the positive train control (PTC) device.
Crude Oil Properties Relevant to Rail Transport Safety: In Brief
Focuses on Bakken crude oil and describes properties for classification and transportation.
Literature Survey of Crude Oil Properties Relevant to Handling and Fire Safety in Transport
Surveys sources of information on crude oil properties and combustion events of rail transport spills.
Report of the Auditor General of Canada: Oversight of Rail Safety - Transport Canada
Presents the conclusions concerning management of rail safety risks by federal railways.
Transportation of Dangerous Products
Investigates Transport Canada and the National Energy Board's risk-based approach regarding transportation of dangerous goods.
Report and Recommendations of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods General Policy Advisory Council (GPAC) Emergency Response Assistance Plan (ERAP) Working Group Relating to Class 3 Flammable Liquids
Outlines issues related to the Emergency Response Assistance Plans and oil transportation.
Transportation of Dangerous Goods General Policy Advisory Council (GPAC) Working Group (WG) On: Means of Containment (DOT 111 tank cars) Recommendations to the Federal Minister of Transport
Focuses on DOT-111 tank cars and crude oil transportation.
GPAC Testing and Classification Working Group Submission and Recommendations: Strengthening the Testing and Classification Framework for Crude Oil by Rail
Presents analysis concerning the testing and classification of crude oil for transportation.
Transporting Crude Oil in New York State: A Review of Incident Prevention and Response Capacity
Examines the federal and New York legislative framework and roles in prevention and response of oil spills.
Transporting Crude Oil in New York State: A Review of Incident Prevention and Response Capacity - Status Update
Outlines New York's implementation of new crude shipment procedures.
Oil by Rail Safety in California
Examinines issues surrounding oil transportation by rail and gives recommendations.
Moving Energy Safely - A Study of the Safe Transport of Hydrocarbons by Pipelines, Tankers and Railcars in Canada
Discusses safe transportation of bulk hydrocarbons by transmission pipelines, tankers and railcars in Canada.
Washington State 2014 Marine and Rail Oil Transportation Study
Analysis of the risks associated with the transport of oil in Washington.
Oil and Chemical Spills: Federal Emergency Response Framework
Describes the National Oil and Hazardous Substances Pollution Contingency Plan (NCP) and how it works.
Oil Spill Legislation in the 112th Congress
Compilation of legislation related to spills, including prevention, preparedness, response, liability, and compensation.
Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act: A Summary of Superfund Cleanup Authorities and Related Provisions of the Act
Summarizes the major cleanup authorities of CERCLA and other relevant provisions.