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Briefing Date:07/16/2008
Topic:Risk of Vessel Accidents and Spills in the Aleutian Islands: Designing a Comprehensive Risk Assessment

THE NATIONAL ACADEMIES
Transportation Research Board
Committee for Risk of Vessel Accidents and Spills in the Aleutian Islands:

A Study to Design a Comprehensive Risk Assessment

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Congressional Briefings
Wednesday, July 16, 2008
227 Hart Senate Office Bldg. – 2:00 p.m.
709 Hart Senate Office Bldg. – 3:00 p.m.
and
Thursday, July 17, 2008
507 Ford House Office Bldg. – 10:00 a.m.
505 Ford House Office Bldg. – 11:00 a.m.

on

Risk of Vessel Accidents and Spills in the Aleutian Islands:
Designing a Comprehensive Risk Assessment
Transportation Research Board Special Report 293

This new report from the Transportation Research Board provides guidance for a comprehensive risk assessment of vessel accidents and spills in the Aleutian Islands. The report examines data related to the risk of oil, chemical, and other hazardous cargo spills from vessel traffic through the Aleutian Islands and identifies key information needed to conduct a comprehensive risk assessment.

These series of briefings were for members of Congress and congressional staff only. The report was publicly released on July 17, 2008 and can be fournd, in its entirety, on the Web site of the Transportation Research Board.

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