Lebanon oil spillSea Grant MAP agent helps assess Lebanon oil spill

Spill rivals Alaska's Exxon Valdez disaster


Contact: Rick Steiner, MAP agent, 907-786-4156, afrgs@uaa.alaska.edu
NR: SG-2006/NR238

Lebanon (Middle East)—Rick Steiner, conservation specialist with the Alaska Sea Grant Marine Advisory Program, recently returned from a two-week trip to Lebanon, where he helped the Lebanese government assess the environmental damage caused by a massive oil spill in the region. Upon his return to Alaska, Steiner spoke with the San Francisco Bay Independent Media Center.

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Lebanon oil spill

Photos courtesy Ya Libnan.