Use the filters below to search the library for resources on crude oil transport. For publications created by the Great Lakes Sea Grant Crude Oil Transport Team see our publications page.

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The Lac-Mégantic Disaster: Where Does the Buck Stop?


Open resource Author: Bruce Campbell, Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives Year: 2013 Transportation modes: Rail Topics: Regulation and policy Publication type: Other

January 25, 2019


Crude Oil Properties Relevant to Rail Transport Safety: In Brief


Open resource Author: Anthony Andrews, Congressional Research Service Year: 2014 Transportation modes: Rail Topics: Spill prevention and risk Publication type: Government


Oil Spill in Lac-Mégantic, Canada: Environmental Monitoring and Remediation


Open resource Author: de Santiago-Martin A, Guedson G, Diaz-Sanz J and Galvez-Cloutier R Year: 2015 Transportation modes: Rail Topics: Environmental impacts and public health, Spill response and cleanup Publication type: Peer reviewed/academic


U.S. Rail Transportation of Crude Oil: Background and Issues for Congress


Open resource Author: Congressional Research Service Year: 2014 Transportation modes: Rail Topics: Regulation and policy, Spill prevention and risk, Economics and feasibility Publication type: Government


Safety in the Transportation of Oil and Gas: Pipelines or Rail?


Open resource Author: Kenneth P. Green & Taylor Jackson; Fraser Institute Year: 2015 Transportation modes: Pipeline, Rail Topics: Spill prevention and risk Publication type: Other

January 24, 2019


Michigan Refining Sector: Alternatives to Enbridge Line 5 for Transportation


Open resource Author: London Economics International, National Wildlife Federation Year: 2018 Transportation modes: Pipeline Topics: Economics and feasibility Publication type: Other


Oil and Water: Tar Sands Crude Shipping Meets the Great Lakes?


Open resource Author: Lyman C. Welch, Alec Mullee, Abhilasha Shrestha, and Dan Wade; Alliance for the Great Lakes Year: 2013 Transportation modes: Ship Topics: Spill prevention and risk, Regulation and policy, Environmental impacts and public health Publication type: Other


Issues and Trends Surrounding the Movement of Crude Oil in the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River Region


Open resource Author: Great Lakes Commission Year: 2015 Transportation modes: Pipeline, Ship, Rail, Transshipment Topics: Spill prevention and risk, Spill response and cleanup, Economics and feasibility, Environmental impacts and public health Publication type: Government


Potential Ecological Impacts of Crude Oil Transport in the Great Lakes Basin


Open resource Author: Great Lakes Science Advisory Board Energy Transport and Water Quality Work Group; International Joint Commission Year: 2018 Transportation modes: Pipeline, rail, ship Topics: Environmental impacts and public health Publication type: Government


Michigan Crude Oil Production: Alternatives to Enbridge Line 5 for Transportation


Open resource Author: London Economics International, National Wildlife Federation Year: 2018 Transportation modes: Pipeline Topics: Economics and Feasibility Publication type: Other


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