Oil Spill Legislation in the 112th Congress

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This report focuses primarily on oil spill policy matters that concern prevention, preparedness, response, liability and compensation, and Gulf restoration. For the most part, the underlying statutes for these provisions are found in either the Oil Pollution Act of 1990, the Clean Water Act (CWA) and its amendments, or the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act (OCSLA) and its amendments.

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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This report focuses primarily on oil spill policy matters that concern prevention, preparedness, response, liability and compensation, and Gulf restoration. For the most part, the underlying statutes for these provisions are found in either the Oil Pollution Act of 1990, the Clean Water Act (CWA) and its amendments, or the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act (OCSLA) and its amendments.

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15 pages.

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