Fragile Structures: A Story of Oil Refineries, National Security, and the Coast of Maine

New York: Harper's Magazine Press, [1975]. First Edition. First Printing. 24 cm, 392, map, source notes, index, DJ somewhat soiled and slightly frayed at edges, DJ flap soiled. The oil company proposal to build a super-tanker oil port at Machiasport (in Washington County, Maine) was opposed by many industry and government officials and also by conservationists. The author discusses why U.S. energy needs drain the economy and the environment more heavily than they need to, and why this situation defies reform. Condition: very good, good.

Keywords: Richard M. Nixon, Spiro Agnew, Energy Policy, Environment, Oil Imports, Supertankers, Armand Hammer, Maine, Machiasport

ISBN: 0061204501

[Book #20147]

Price: $31.50

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