Monday, December 05, 2011
Northwest Coast's Readiness For Oil Spills Drops, Risks Increase
(Bogdan Kocemba Photo In Marine Traffic.com)
Ashley Ahearn - Seattle
December 5, 2011
Every year, vessels carry more than 15 billion gallons of oil and fuel through Pacific Northwest waters, putting Washington and Oregon at constant risk of spills that could cripple parts of their economies and devastate marine life and environmentally sensitive shorelines.