Oil Spills in U.S. Coastal Waters: Background, Governance, and Issues for Congress

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This report reviews the history and trends of oil spills in the United States; identifies the legal authorities governing oil spill prevention, response, and cleanup; and examines the threats of future oil spills in U.S. coastal waters.

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Location(s): United States - Alaska
Creation Date: April 23, 2009
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Place of Publication: Washington, D.C.
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  • Creation: April 23, 2009
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United States - Alaska
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This report reviews the history and trends of oil spills in the United States; identifies the legal authorities governing oil spill prevention, response, and cleanup; and examines the threats of future oil spills in U.S. coastal waters.

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35 pages.

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