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Oil Spill Response

Diving Deeper, Episode 21 — 22:42 minutes


April 7, 2010 — Oil spills can happen in our rivers, bays, and the ocean. Spills are often caused by accidents involving tankers, barges, pipelines, and refineries. These accidents usually occur when the oil is being transported to us. Learn more about oil spills and how NOAA responds to these events in this interview with Amy Merten from NOAA’s Office of Response and Restoration.