You are at : ResourcesFact files Fact files The following fact files provide detailed information on a range of topics: munitions dumped at sea, operational discharge, shoreline response techniques and spill response products. Shoreline response Shoreline response techniques in the event of a spill. Munitions dumped at sea The risk generated by munitions dumped at sea is two-fold, with the risk of explosion and the risk of a toxic substance being released. Spill response products Information on the products that can be used to respond to accidental water pollution. Operational discharge Deliberate discharges of oil from ships at sea result from various maintenance operations.