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Hulls, hazards and hard questions : shipping in the Great Barrier Reef : reducing the risk of spilling oil and other hazardous substances

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Title: Hulls, hazards and hard questions : shipping in the Great Barrier Reef : reducing the risk of spilling oil and other hazardous substances
Year of publication: 1994
Publisher: Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority
Townsville, Qld.
Type of document: Report
Series/Report no.: Workshop series no. 19
Workshop series
Abstract: The possibility of ecological damage to the Great Barrier Reef (GBR) is an issue that has attracted considerable discussion and expenditure of money, even before the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park (GBRMP) was created. In the early 1970s the possibility of oil exploration, drilling and mining on the Reef led the Commonwealth and Queensland Governments to establish joint Royal Commissions which investigated the exploration and production drilling for petroleum in the GBR. They reported in 1974.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/11017/245
ISBN: 9780642174277
Connection to GBRMPA: GBRMPA published this item
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