Oil Spill Legislation in the 111th Congress

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This report summarizes provisions of selected legislation - enacted and proposed - that address oil spill policy issues raised after the April 20, 2010, explosion and resulting oil spill at the Deepwater Horizon drilling platform in the Gulf of Mexico. This report focuses primarily on oil spill policy matters that concern prevention, preparedness, response, and the liability and compensation framework.

Creator(s): Ramseur, Jonathan L.
Location(s): United States
Creation Date: October 15, 2010
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Ramseur, Jonathan L.

Specialist in Environmental Policy

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Place of Publication: Washington, D.C.
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  • Creation: October 15, 2010
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United States
Description:

This report summarizes provisions of selected legislation - enacted and proposed - that address oil spill policy issues raised after the April 20, 2010, explosion and resulting oil spill at the Deepwater Horizon drilling platform in the Gulf of Mexico. This report focuses primarily on oil spill policy matters that concern prevention, preparedness, response, and the liability and compensation framework.

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25 pages.

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Keyword(s): Gulf of Mexico
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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