Workers... Where Did You Work and When?
What was Your experience on any of these Sites?
Initial Application of Inipol EAP 22, August, 1989 *
There was no dilution prior to application says this 1989 worker
Unfortunately they did work in a protected bay.
This is a picture of Steve Provant, Alaska DEC on-site coordinator in 1989
He died in 2002 of chronic lymphocydic leukemia
However, was said to not have recovered
from an operation to remove the gall bladder (swollen?)
Oil High on Beach Front
In many locations in Prince William Sound, the action of tides and currents
distributed oil throughout the entire intertidal zone.
In Northwest Bay on Knight Island,
tides have deposited oil on this rocky beach face
up to the top of the intertidal zone.
Both Applications of Customblen and Inipol EAP 22 were Undertaken
* Knight Island 132B June 2, 1990
& July 12, 1990
At the request of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game,
there was no final application at the end of the monitoring program.
* Knight Island 135 B May 21, 1990
July 13, 1990
August 1, 1990
September 5, 1990
* Knight Island 211E May 30, 1990
July 13, 1990
Sept 8, 1990
This information was provided from:
BIOREMEDIATION MONITORING PROGRAM
* Roger C. Prince, Exxon Research and Engineering, Annandale, NJ 08801
James R. Clark, USEPA Bioremediation Program, Gulf Breeze, FL 32561
Jon E. Lindstrom, Alaska Dept. Environmental Conservation, Anchorage, AK 99503
Don't forget, however, that lethal versions of Corexit were also being experimented with in July to mid August, 1989 *
There would be health concerns for boat workers, NORCON, union branch of VECO, DEC and Coast Guard military monitors as well as the longshoremen & other transport workers who handled the product ... any ladies washing the gear? all would be at risk, even with what could be considered otherwise to be minimal exposure, due to the high concentration of 2-butoxyethanol and the 'deminimus' carcinogen, ethylene oxide. *
Class B protective equipment... did not protect workers' health; they needed: chemically retardant gear *