International Oil Spill Conference To Be Held In Atlanta March 2-5, 1981

The seventh biennial Oil Spill Conference—sponsored jointly by the petroleum industry and the federal government—will be held March 2-5, 1981, at the Atlanta Hilton, Atlanta, Ga.

More than 1,500 delegates and exhibitors from all over the world are expected to attend. One hundred fifteen technical papers dealing with the prevention, behavior, control and cleanup of oil spills will be presented. A number of films on these subjects will also be shown.

The papers will stress new prevention and control techniques, cleanup operations, cleanup cooperatives, training techniques, monitoring, new equipment development, oil transfer practices, offshore operations, dispersants, fate and effects of oil, natural resource damage assessment, and the national and international socio-economic-legal aspects.

Sponsors of the international conference are the American Petroleum Institute, the U.S. Environmental P r o t e c t i o n Agency, and the U.S. Coast Guard.

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