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2019 Oil Transportation in the Great Lakes & St. Lawrence River Region Webinar Series

Banner: Crude move oil movement in the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River Region

All presentations will be at 1:00 p.m. Central / 2:00 p.m. Eastern.

June 26, 2019. Collaborative efforts to model potential oil spills in the Great Lakes by Guy Meadows, director of the Great Lakes Research Center, Michigan Technological University.

July 23, 2019. Oil spill response exercises and planning by Steven Keck, chief of contingency planning and force readiness, U.S. Coast Guard Sector Sault Ste Marie, Michigan.

August 19, 2019. Oil spill response capability for heavy oil products by Bill Hazel, vice president of marine services, Marine Pollution Control in Detroit, Michigan.

September TBD. Crude oil transport in the Great Lakes Basin: properties and pathways by  Bradley Hull, associate professor of logistics, John Carroll University.

Free, but registration required.


The crude oil transportation webinar series is intended to provide participants with the latest research and resources to inform decision-making around this complex issue. Anyone with a vested interest in how crude oil and its associated products move throughout the region should find the webinar content informative.

In partnership with the Great Lakes Commission and International Joint Commission, a network of Sea Grant professionals from throughout the Great Lakes region will provide participants with risk-related resources on economic and environmental issues associated with transportation of crude oil in the Laurentian-Great Lakes basin. The webinar series was created as a forum to share knowledge, concerns, challenges, and progress.

All webinars will be recorded and posted online at the conclusion of the series.


For questions about the webinars and/or registration contact

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