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Oil and hazardous substances liability

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries. Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Navigation.

Oil and hazardous substances liability

hearings before the Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Navigation of the Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries, House of Representatives, Ninety-sixth Congress, first session.

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries. Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Navigation.

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Published by U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Liability for oil pollution damages -- United States.,
    • Hazardous substances -- Transportation -- Law and legislation -- United States.,
    • Liability for environmental damages -- United States.,
    • Maritime law -- United States.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF27 .M434 1979a
      The Physical Object
      Paginationv, 423 p. ;
      Number of Pages423
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4236298M
      LC Control Number80600668

        Superfund is a United States federal government program designed to fund the cleanup of sites contaminated with hazardous substances and pollutants. Sites managed under this program are referred to as "Superfund" sites. It was established as the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability . IN BANKRUPTCY: AN EXAMINATION OF HAZARDOUS WASTE LIABILITY IN BANKRUPTCY PROCEEDINGS. INTRODUCTION. Heightened awareness of the health and environmental risks posed by exposure to hazardous substances prompted Congress in to enact the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Com-pensation and Liability .

      a liability regime for discharges of oil and hazardous substances into or upon the navigable waters of the US and imposes strict liability not on a shipper, but on an owner or operator of a vessel or facility9 from which oil or a hazardous substance File Size: 88KB. Shown Here: Passed House amended (09/19/) (Measure passed House, amended, roll call # ()) Comprehensive Oil and Hazardous Substances Pollution Liability and Compensation Act- =Title I: Oil Pollution Liability, Compensation, and Fund= - Declares that there is in the Treasury of the United States a fund known as the Comprehensive Oil Pollution Liability .

      Oil Spills and Spills of Hazardous Substances [U. S. Environmental Protection Agency] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) . Any person who unlawfully discharges oil or hazardous substances into the waters of the state or who poses a substantial threat of discharging oil or hazardous substances into the waters of the state .


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Oil and hazardous substances liability by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries. Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Navigation. Download PDF EPUB FB2

§ Oil and hazardous substance liability (a) Definitions. For the purpose of this section, the term— (1) “oil” means oil of any kind or in any form, including, but not limited to, petroleum, fuel oil, sludge, oil refuse, and oil. We would like to show you a description here but the site won’t allow more.

The discharge of oil or hazardous substances (i) into or upon the navigable waters of the United States, adjoining shorelines, or into or upon the waters of the contiguous zone, or (ii) in connection with.

U.S.C § - Oil and Hazardous Substance Liability Pathway Title 33 > Chapter 26 > Subchapter III > Section Details Reference: Section Legend: § - Oil and Hazardous Substance Liability.

6/12/79 SUMMARY OF OIL, HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCES, AND HAZARDOUS WASTE RESPONSE, LIABILITY, AND COMPENSATION ACT OF The proposed legislation addresses releases to the environment of oil, hazardous substances and hazardous. Print book: National government publication: EnglishView all editions and formats: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects: Liability for oil pollution damages -- United States. Hazardous substances -- Transportation -- Law and legislation -- United States.

Liability. H.R. (96th). A bill to provide a comprehensive system of liability and compensation for damage and removal costs resulting from spills of oil and hazardous substances, and for other purposes. In If such third party was the owner or operator of a vessel which caused the discharge of oil or a hazardous substance in violation of subsection (b)(3) of this section, the liability of such third party under this subsection shall not exceed, in the case of an inland oil.

Oil, Hazardous Substances, and Hazardous Waste Response, Liability, and Compensation Act of communication from the President of the United States, transmitting a draft of proposed legislation to amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act, as amended, and the Solid Waste Disposal Act, as amended, to provide a system of response, liability, and compensation for releases of oil.

Oil Pollution and Hazardous Substances Control. Part 1. General Provisions. § a statement that the property has been used as an oil or hazardous substance discharge site and a reference by book and page to the recordation of the Notice.

Limited liability for volunteers in oil and hazardous substance. The National Oil and Hazardous Substances Pollution Contingency Plan, more commonly called the National Contingency Plan or NCP, is the United States federal government's blueprint for responding to oil spills and hazardous substance.

For each discharge point from which the facility has either an existing or potential release of treated or untreated wastewater, assign an outfall number (e.g.,etc.,) and provide a brief. The United States federal Superfund law is officially known as the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of (CERCLA).

The federal Superfund program, administered by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is designed to investigate and clean up sites contaminated with hazardous substances Enacted by: the 96th United States Congress.

See International Marine Carriers v Oil Spill Liability Trust Fund, F Supp(SD Tex ) (reimbursement sought under third-party defense to liability); Apex Oil Co. The NPL, promulgated pursuant to section of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) ofas amended, is an appendix of the National Oil and Hazardous Substances.

The EPA has also defined petroleum to include crude oil products, principally gasoline and blended gasoline. Under this interpretation, oxygenated gasoline, which is produced by blending a CERCLA hazardous substance.

Hazardous Substances means (i) those substances listed in, defined in or regulated under any Environmental Law, including the following federal statutes and their state counterparts, as each may be amended from time to time, and all regulations thereunder: the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act, the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act, the Toxic Substances.

(a) Definitions For the purpose of this section, the term-(1) "oil" means oil of any kind or in any form, including, but not limited to, petroleum, fuel oil, sludge, oil refuse, and oil mixed with wastes other.

The hazardous substances in question number almostexcluding oil, and are those designated persuant to Section (14) of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability. The NPL constitutes Appendix B of 40 CFR partwhich is the National Oil and Hazardous Substances Pollution Contingency Plan (NCP), which EPA promulgated pursuant to section of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability.

-Listed hazardous substances. The elements and compounds and hazardous wastes appearing in table are designated as hazardous substances under section (a) of the Act.-Or an Unlisted hazardous substance .~This paper is concerned with the extent to which the dischargers of oil and hazardous substances have assumed liability for removal of these discharges under Section of the Federal Water .The Model Toxics Control Act (MTCA) is Washington’s environmental cleanup law.

MTCA funds and directs the investigation, cleanup, and prevention of sites that are contaminated by hazardous substances.