Exxon Valdez Oil Spill: Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Navigation of the Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries, House of Representatives, One Hundred First Congress, First Session, on Topics Concerning the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Into the Prince William Sound of Alaska, April 6, 1989
United States. Congress. House. Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries. Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Navigation
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1989 - Liability for oil pollution damages - 291 pages
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Page 95 - ... any costs or expenses incurred by the Federal Government or any State government in the restoration or replacement of natural resources damaged or destroyed as a result of a discharge of oil or a hazardous substance in violation of subsection (b) of this section.
Page 135 - If the waters of the sea are polluted by the drilling or production operations conducted by or on behalf of the lessee, and such pollution damages or threatens to damage aquatic life, wildlife, or public or private property, the control and total removal of the pollutant, wheresoever found, proximately resulting therefrom shall be at the expense of the lessee...
Page 136 - The Trans-Alaska Pipeline Liability Fund is hereby established as a non-profit corporate entity that may sue and be sued in its own name. The Fund shall be administered by the holders of the trans-Alaska pipeline right-of-way under regulations prescribed by the Secretary.
Page 164 - SEC. 301. The Department of the Army, the Department of the Navy, the Department of the Air Force, the Department of Commerce, the Department of the Interior, the Department of Agriculture, and the General Services Administration...
Page 94 - Loss of profits or impairment of earning capacity due to injury or destruction of real or personal property or natural resources, including loss of subsistence hunting, fishing and gathering opportunities.
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Page 133 - No. 5. If confirmed, are there any issues from which you may have to recuse or disqualify yourself because of a conflict of interest or the appearance of a conflict of interest?
Page 109 - ... obtained; and, (2) Specifies the method used to obtain such evidence, such as personal observation of the individual, or by chemical testing of the individual. (c) An entry shall be made in the official log book, if carried, pertaining to those individuals for whom evidence of intoxication is obtained. The individual must be informed of this entry and the entry must be witnessed by a second person. (d) If an individual directly involved in a casualty refuses to submit to, or cooperate in, the...
Page 94 - ... loss of profits or impairment of earning capacity due to injury to, or destruction of, real or personal property or natural resources; and (F) loss of tax revenue for a period of one year due to injury to real or personal property.
Page 136 - In any case where liability without fault is imposed pursuant to this subsection and the damages involved were caused by the negligence of a third party, the rules of subrogation shall apply in accordance with the law of the jurisdiction where the damage occurred. Antitrust Laws (y) The grant of a right-of-way or permit pursuant to this section shall grant no immunity from the operation of the Federal antitrust laws.