Maritime transportation major oil spills occur infrequently, but risks remain : testimony before the Subcommittee on Oceans, Atmosphere, Fisheries, and Coast Guard, Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation, U.S. Senate /
When oil spills occur in U.S. waters, federal law places primary liability on the vessel owner or operator--that is, the responsible party--up to a statutory limit. As a supplement to this "polluter pays" approach, a federal Oil Spill Liability Trust Fund administered by the Coast Guard pa...
|Published:||[Washington, D.C.] : U.S. Govt. Accountability Office, |
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|Online Access:||http://purl.access.gpo.gov/GPO/LPS89058 |
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