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

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Title

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

Creator

  • Author: Ramseur, Jonathan L.
    Creator Type: Personal
    Creator Info: Analyst in Environmental Policy

Publisher

  • Name: Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service.
    Place of Publication: Washington D.C.

Date

  • Creation: 2009-04-23

Language

  • English

Description

  • Content Description: 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.
  • Physical Description: 35 pages.

Subject

  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Marine resources
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Water pollution
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Oil spills and wildlife
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Oil pollution
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Oil pollution control
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Environmental protection
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Environmental law and legislation

Coverage

  • Place Name: United States - Alaska

Collection

  • Name: Congressional Research Service Reports
    Code: CRSR

Institution

  • Name: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
    Code: UNTGD

Resource Type

  • Report

Format

  • Text

Identifier

  • Accession or Local Control No: RL33705_2009Apr23
  • CRS Report Number: RL33705
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc26249