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Appendix E: Common Shoreline Response Options
Pages 459-462

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From page 459...
... The oil type and its particular chemistry and characteristics, such as viscosity, emulsification, and Also known as response by natural recovery, this is one environmental considerations, such as shoreline type and of the most often used response options available. Oil can sensitivity of habitat, must be considered when choosing a be left in place to degrade naturally as a variety of processes response method.
From page 460...
... This method involves the use of small Manual oil recovery or cleaning of a shoreline is the to large air vacuum systems, from small self-contained technique of removing or remediating oil from a surface systems to large truck- and vessel-mounted systems, using hands and hand tools (rakes, shovels, scrapers, etc.) with or without external storage tank systems that can including cloth or sorbent materials, and placing the materi- operate in a wet environment.
From page 461...
... This is made of the same variety of E.6 WATER WASHING, FLASHING, AND DELUGE adsorbent materials as sorbent pads and sheets. This response option is manufactured in a cylindrical man- This method is one of the most common and widely ac ner with varying diameters and lengths, often with cepted forms of response to oil that has impacted man-made attachment points for joining to create an elongated structures, vegetation, or other natural shorelines.
From page 462...
... Sandblasting and dry ice blasting. Though not of- not require personnel with hazardous waste response train ten used, both sandblasting and dry ice blasting ing, many areas have identified this effort as being amenable have been used to remove oil from solid substrates.

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