Oil Transportation in the Great Lakes-
St. Lawrence River Region

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Michèle Leduc-Lapierre
Great Lakes Commission
(734) 971-9135
michelel@glc.org

Publications

Proceedings of Crude Move Symposium: Oil Transportation Infrastructure, Economics, Risks, Hazards and Lessons Learned (2017)

Full document
Click here for more information on the symposium.

Research on key aspects of oil transportation (2017)

*Any opinions, findings, or conclusions expressed in these papers are those of the authors, and do not necessarily represent the views of their employers, the Great Lakes Commission or its member states and provinces.

Status of Infrastructure Related to Crude Oil Transportation in the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River Region
By Dr. Bradley Hull, John Carroll University

The Economic Impact of Crude Oil Transportation in the Great Lakes
By Dr. Marcello Graziano, Central Michigan University; Peter Gunther, Connecticut Center for Economic Analysis, University of Connecticut; and Dr. Eva Lema, Central Michigan University

Environmental Sensitivity to Oil Exposure in the Great Lakes Waters: A multimodal approach
By Dr. Jerome Marty, University of Waterloo and Adrian Nicoll, Carleton University

Inspection and Maintenance of Crude Oil Transmission Pipelines in the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River Region (2017)

Paper
Poster

Oil Transportation Regulatory Framework (2017)

Paper

Great Lakes Community Emergency Response and Planning (2017)

Factsheet

Using and Understanding the Term RISK (2017)

Background document

Issues and Trends Surrounding the Movement of Crude Oil in the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River Region (2015)

Main report
Issue Brief 1: Developments in Crude Oil Extraction and Movement
Issue Brief 2: Advantages, Disadvantages and Economic Benefits Associated with Crude Oil Transportation
Issue Brief 3: Crude Oil Transport: Risks and Impacts
Issue Brief 4: Regulations, Policies and Programs Governing Transport of Crude Oil

 

Emergency Preparedness and Response Programs for Oil and Hazardous Materials Spills – Challenges and Priorities for the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River (2012)

Full report

This report was presented to the Great Lakes Commission as a product of the Emergency Preparedness Task Force that was established in 2010.

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