Senate holds hearing on non-tank vessel spills

(WASHINGTON) — The U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science & Transportation held a hearing on oil spills from non-tank vessels. Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Thad Allen and other government officials and industry experts testified on issues including preparedness, environmental impact and cleanup response.
Click here to view testimony transcripts and link to a Web cast of the hearing. 
By Professional Mariner Staff