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Economic and social consequences of the oil spill in Lake Barre, Louisiana

Economic and social consequences of the oil spill in Lake Barre, Louisiana

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Published by U.S. Dept. of the Interior, Minerals Management Service, Alaska OCS Region in [New Orleans, La.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Oil pollution of rivers, harbors, etc. -- Economic aspects -- Louisiana.,
  • Oil pollution of rivers, harbors, etc. -- Social aspects -- Louisiana.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementAllan G. Pulsipher, Deborah Tootle, Richard Pincomb.
    SeriesOCS study
    ContributionsTootle, Deborah., Pincomb, Richard., Louisiana State University (Baton Rouge, La.). Center for Energy Studies., Coastal Marine Institute (Baton Rouge, La.), United States. Minerals Management Service. Alaska OCS Region.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Paginationv, 38 p.
    Number of Pages38
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18138887M

    The Oil Pollution Act of (OPA), 33 USC et seq. gave the states a role in oil spill response management. The Louisiana Oil Spill Prevention and Response Act of (OSPRA), La. Rev. Stat. et seq. defined that role. The course is taught from the perspective of the State On-Scene Coordinator (SOSC), to outline the expectations. It’s been seven years since the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. I remember visiting Grand Isle in the spring of , one year after the spill, and being shocked that I could still see the sheen of oil on the surface of wetlands and tar balls washing onshore. Now, seven years later, the Gulf Coast and Mississippi River Delta are still in urgent need of restoration .

      That oil tanker ran aground on the Bligh Reef in Alaska's Prince William Sound in and spilled 11 million gallons of crude oil. Friday, as people along the Louisiana coast caught a whiff of.   Thick sheets of crude oil spread through the delicate wetlands of Louisiana today, as the BP oil spill continued to threaten the American coastline.. Local reports described heavy sheets of oil.

      Louisiana’s Plaquemines Parish coast was also hit with two oil spills the previous week. An estimated 4, gallons of crude oil attributed to oil and gas extraction company Hilcorp spilled in the marsh near Lake Grande Ecaille, part of Barataria Bay, on July Author: Samantha Borek. The Deepwater Horizon oil spill is the largest off shore oil spill in U.S. history, discharging millions of barrels of oil over a period of 87 days. In addition, well over one million gallons of dispersants were applied to the waters of the spill area in an attempt to disperse the spilled oil.


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Economic and Social Consequences of the Oil Spill in Lake Barre, Louisiana: Ocs Study Mms [Pulsipher, Allan G., United States Department of Interior, Mi, Et Al] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Economic and Social Consequences of the Oil Spill in Lake Barre, Louisiana: Ocs Study Mms Author: Allan G.

Pulsipher. Pulsipher, A., D. Tootle, and R. Pincomb. Economic and social consequences of the oil spill in Lake Barre, Louisiana. OCS Study MMS Prepared by the Center for Energy Studies, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, La.

U.S. Department of the Interior, Minerals Management Service, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region, New Orleans, La. 32 pp. Get this from a library. Economic and social consequences of the oil spill in Lake Barre, Louisiana.

[Allan G Pulsipher; Deborah Tootle; Richard Pincomb; Coastal Marine Institute (Baton Rouge, La.); United States. Minerals Management Service. Gulf of Mexico OCS Region.; Louisiana State University (Baton Rouge, La.).

Center for Energy Studies. Get this from a library. Economic and social consequences of the oil spill in Lake Barre, Louisiana. [Allen G Pulsipher; Deborah Tootle; Richard Pincomb; Louisiana State University (Baton Rouge, La.). Center for Energy Studies.; Coastal Marine Institute (Baton Rouge, La.); United States.

Minerals Management Service. Alaska OCS Region.]. Economic and social consequences of the oil spill in Lake Barre, Louisiana. Prepared for the U. Department of the Interior, Minerals Management Service, by Louisiana State University, Coastal Marine Institute, April.

MMS Click here to view or download complete publication. As a case study, the framework is used to consider potential oil spills and consequences in Vancouver, Canada. Major increases in oil tanker traffic are anticipated in this region, creating urgent new demands for risk information, disaster management planning, Cited by: from surveys of visitor perception and intentions to travel to Louisiana collected after the oil spill as well as the baseline forecast.

The visitor spending impact is then the resulting difference between the baseline spending forecast and the post oil spill spending forecast until the two forecasts Size: KB. We then present an oil spill case from coastal Louisiana, USA, where the framework was applied to quantify resource impacts and determine the scale of restoration.

In the Louisiana case, the trustees assessed impacts for oiled salt marsh and direct mortality to finfish, shellfish, and by: Oil spills often take a deadly toll on fish, shellfish, and other marine life, particularly if many fish eggs or larvae are exposed to oil.

Shrimp and oyster fisheries along the Louisiana coast were among early casualties of the BP Deepwater Horizon oil : Larry West. The economic impact of the BP oil spill which resulted when the Deepwater Horizon oil rig exploded and began leaking hundreds of thousands of barrels of oil into the ocean has been extremely far-reaching and ongoing.

Approximately 40 percent of federal waters in the Gulf of Mexico were closed to fishing in the aftermath of the oil spill. This presentation is prepared in the Macro-economy class to analyze the macro economic affect of the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill.

All the photos are found v Slideshare uses cookies to improve functionality and performance, and to. Products & Publications The Environmental Baseline Inventory. Louisiana's oil spill cleanup plans, response procedures, and damage assessments all depend on one thing - reliable data.

But just collecting information isn't enough. The data must be arranged in easy to use formats that dovetail with users'; needs. 5 Years After BP Oil Spill, Effects Linger And Recovery Is Slow The explosion at the Deepwater Horizon rig set off an environmental and economic catastrophe.

Towns and ecosystems along the. The OPA, 33 USC et seq. and the Louisiana Oil Spill Prevention and Response Act of (OSPRA), La. Rev. Stat. et seq., are the principal federal and state statutes, respectively, authorizing federal and state agencies and tribal officials to act as natural resource trustees for the recovery of damages for injuries to natural.

The Impact of the BP Oil Spill on Visitor Spending in Louisiana 1 Overview Tourism to Louisiana was unambiguously affected by the oil spill resulting from the explosion of the Deepwater Horizon oil rig in April, The threats from the oil spill, both real and perceived, to the gulf shoreline, waters, and seafood have impacted Louisiana tourism.

On the positive side, Louisiana has better economic diversity than other oil-producing states such as North Dakota and Alaska. The oil and gas industries, along with other mineral activities, make up 10 percent of the state’s GDP, and their tax revenues are 9 percent of Louisiana’s total, according to data from the Rockefeller Institute.

Social Vulnerability in the Wake of BP Oil Spill: The Case of Southeast Louisiana oil spill in South Louisiana. The coastal region affected by this disaster is made up of rural communities whose situation as a ―world risk society‖ in which the consequences of modernization have culminated in an ever-present.

On ApBP’s Deepwater Horizon oil rig exploded, killing 11 men and dumping nearly 5 million barrels of oil—the equivalent of over million gallons—into the Gulf of Mexico. The five Gulf states suffered hundreds of miles of oiled coastline, with Louisiana’s coast and wildlife receiving the greatest percentage of direct.

Louisiana Behavioral Health Funding Request Funding Period: October through October Submission Date: J consequences of the oil spill may include increased cardiovascular morbidity and mortality as well as increased risk for serious mental illness or substance abuse (Denollet ; Haukkala ).File Size: KB.

The Texas oil boom, sometimes called the gusher age, was a period of dramatic change and economic growth in the U.S. state of Texas during the early 20th century that began with the discovery of a large petroleum reserve near Beaumont, find was unprecedented in its size (worldwide) and ushered in an age of rapid regional development and industrialization Also known as: Gusher Age.

Osofsky's fall course Environmental Justice and the BP Deepwater. Horizon Oil Spill, which submitted pages on these issues to the National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and Offshore Drilling.

This article draws from that submission, which has not been published elsewhere. TheCited by: 5.On Apthe oil drilling rig Deepwater Horizon, operating in the Macondo Prospect in the Gulf of Mexico, exploded and sank resulting in the death of 11 workers on the Deepwater Horizon and the largest spill of oil in the history of marine oil drilling operations.

4 million barrels of oil flowed from the damaged Macondo well over an day period, before it was finally capped on. Please date and geotag your images as you submit them. An ecological and economic catastrophe looms, as untold barrels of oil gush daily into the Louisiana wetlands -- threatening to devastate coastal communities, birds, fish and sea turtles.

Our team is on the ground doing all we can to help. Help us document the people, places and wildlife impacted by .