Committee On Environmental Affairs

Texas House of Representatives
March, 10 1980
Report on the IXTOC I Oil Spill


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Table of Contents

Introduction

Federal State Contingency Plans

Federal Involvement

State Activities

Research

TEXAS SYSTEM OF NATURAL LABORATORIES REPORT
International Base and Line Data Coding Systems
Profile of an Oil Spill
Biological Aspects Relating to the IXTOC I Oil Spill

Damage Assessment

Blowout Prevention

Cleanup Measures

Federal/State/Local Policies

Shrimp/Fishing Industry

Tourism

Summary

RECOMMENDATIONS
Committee
Agency

Footnotes

APPENDICES
Appendix A: "Potential Components of a More Effective Oil Pollution Control Program for the State of Texas"
Appendix B: "Use of Mixture of Beach Sand and Inspissated Oil Dune Nourishment and Stabilization"
Appendix C: Computer Models of Bays and Estuaries
Appendix D: Damage Assessment Study Outlines
Appendix E: Authority of Texas State Agencies For Oil Spill Prevention and Response
Appendix F: Texas System of Natural Laboratories, Inc.



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