In the wake of the Oil Pollution Act of 1990, shoreline states' in the US and Canada have started enacting new and stringent environmental laws, unprecedented in scope (at least for local government). Such efforts, aimed at reducing the possibility of marine oil spills and the harm they cause to shore areas and coastal wildlife, are forcing tanker owners and operators to pass through previously uncharted legal realms over which both state and federal authorities, in the US and Canada, claim jurisdiction.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Petroleum Review, v 49 n 585, Oct 1995, p 462 [3 p]
  • Authors:
    • Adam, P
  • Publication Date: 1995


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  • Accession Number: 00718467
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: British Maritime Technology
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Mar 27 1996 12:00AM