Oily water discharges : regulatory, technical and scientific considerations [based on the proceedings of a residential seminar organised by the Institute of Offshore Engineering, Heriot-Watt University, in collaboration with the Department of the Environment, held on 28-29 June 1978]

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  • Offshore oil industry -- Environmental aspects -- North Sea -- Congresses

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Statementedited by C.S. Johnston and R.J Morris.
ContributionsJohnston, C. S., Morris, R. J., Heriot-Watt University. Institute of Offshore Engineering., Great Britain. Dept. of the Environment
LC ClassificationsTD427P4 O43
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 225 p. :
Number of Pages225
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22357180M
ISBN 100853348766

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information provided at Technical Committee Meetings held in and and gained by means of a questionnaire. It summarizes international experience on the optimization of discharges and the setting by the regulatory body of authorized limits on discharges for.

Murray-Smith RJ, Gore D, Flynn SA, Vance I, Stagg R () Development and appraisal of a particle tracking model for the dispersion of produced water discharges from an oil production platform in the North Sea.

In: Reed M, Johnsen S (eds) Produced water 2: environmental issues and mitigation technologies. Graywater discharges from vessels operating in U.S.

waters have historically been excluded as discharges incidental to the normal operation of a vessel from Clean Water Act (CWA) National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permitting requirements through regulations at 40 CFR (a).

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