U.S. Coast Guard 1995 Oil Pollution Research Grants Publications: Part 2.
JOHN A VOLPE NATIONAL TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS CENTER CAMBRIDGE MA
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The Oil Pollution Research Grants Program was created by the Oil Pollution Act OPA of 1990, P.L. 101-380 OPA 90, 33 U.S.C. 28761c8 and 2761c9. The OPA established a regional research program and authorized those agencies represented on the Interagency Coordinating Committee on Oil Pollution Research, including the U.S. Coast Guard USCG, to make grants to universities and other research institutions to perform research related to regional effects of oil pollution. The USCG established such a grant program and the John A. Volpe National Transportation Systems Center Volpe Center, a component of the Research and Special Programs Administration of the Department of Transportation DOT, was chosen to administer this program on behalf of the USCG. In August 1995, the Volpe Center awarded seven one-year grants. Coast Guard funds were matched by funds from the university or non-profit research institution. This report contains the final reports for research performed under these grants.
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