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ASTM International - ASTM F2464-12

Standard Guide for Cleaning of Various Oiled Shorelines and Habitats

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Organization: ASTM International
Publication Date: 1 September 2012
Status: inactive
Page Count: 6
ICS Code (Pollution, pollution control and conservation): 13.020.40
significance And Use:

3.1 One of the key considerations in making sound cleanup decisions for oiled shorelines is the relative sensitivity of the impacted area. Some areas are very sensitive and certain cleaning... View More

scope:

1.1 This guide provides information on shoreline types and sensitive habitats that can be used as guidance for selecting appropriate cleaning techniques following an oil spill. This guide does not address protected archaeological, historical, or cultural sites.

1.2 This guide's emphasis is on typical physical and biological attributes of coastal and inland habitats that could be at risk from oil spills. It reviews and encompasses the entire spectrum of shoreline types representing a wide range of sensitivities. It is largely based on NOAA's and API's publications listed in Section 2.

1.3 This guide provides only very broad guidance on cleaning strategies for the various habitats. For more in-depth guidance, the reader is referred to Section 2, Referenced Documents.

1.4 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as standard. No other units of measurement are included in this standard.

1.5 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.

Document History

October 1, 2018
Standard Guide for Cleaning of Various Oiled Shorelines and Habitats
1.1 This guide provides information on shoreline types and sensitive habitats that can be used as guidance for selecting appropriate cleaning techniques following an oil spill. This guide does not...
ASTM F2464-12
September 1, 2012
Standard Guide for Cleaning of Various Oiled Shorelines and Habitats
3.1 One of the key considerations in making sound cleanup decisions for oiled shorelines is the relative sensitivity of the impacted area. Some areas are very sensitive and certain cleaning methods...
March 1, 2005
Standard Guide for Cleaning of Various Oiled Shorelines and Habitats
One of the key considerations in making sound clean-up decisions for oiled shorelines and marine resources is the relative sensitivity of the impacted area. Some areas may be so sensitive that...
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