Derivation of shellfish harvest reopening criteria following the New Carissa oil spill in Coos Bay, Oregon.

@article{Gilroy2000DerivationOS,
  title={Derivation of shellfish harvest reopening criteria following the New Carissa oil spill in Coos Bay, Oregon.},
  author={David J. Gilroy},
  journal={Journal of toxicology and environmental health. Part A},
  year={2000},
  volume={60 5},
  pages={317-29}
}
  • David J. Gilroy
  • Published 2000 in
    Journal of toxicology and environmental health…
Oil spills in Alaska, California, Maine, and other states have raised concerns regarding potential contamination of fish and shellfish, and have led to temporary closures of seafood harvests while health risks are assessed. Lacking standardized protocols, these assessments are generally ad hoc, site-specific efforts, with significant differences in risk evaluation criteria. This article describes the response of a state health agency to shellfish contamination following an oil spill on the… CONTINUE READING