Liability and Compensation Issues Raised by the 2010 Gulf Oil Spill

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The first section of this report provides an overview of the existing liability and compensation framework as it relates to the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. The second section highlights many of the liability and compensation issues raised by the event. The third section discusses options for policymakers to adjust, amend, or supplement the current framework.

Creator(s): Ramseur, Jonathan L.
Location(s): United States
Creation Date: March 11, 2011
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Ramseur, Jonathan L.

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Place of Publication: Washington D.C.
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  • Creation: March 11, 2011
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The first section of this report provides an overview of the existing liability and compensation framework as it relates to the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. The second section highlights many of the liability and compensation issues raised by the event. The third section discusses options for policymakers to adjust, amend, or supplement the current framework.

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27 pages.

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