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 195 - Person" means an individual, a corporation, a partnership, an association, a joint stock company, a business trust, or any organized group of persons, whether incorporated or not, or any receiver or trustee. 22. "Premium...
Page 125 - ... 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 190 - The interest on, and the proceeds from the sale or redemption of, any obligations held in the Fund shall be credited to and form a part of the Fund.
Page 190 - The representatives of the General Accounting Office shall have access to all books, accounts, financial records, reports, files, and all other papers, things, or property belonging to or in use by the District and necessary to facilitate the audit, and they shall be afforded full facilities for verifying transactions with the balances or securities held by depositories, fiscal agents, and custodians.
Page 124 - 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.
Page 194 - Strict liability shall not be imposed under this subsection if the owner or operator of the vessel, or the Fund, can prove that the damages were caused by an act of war or by the negligence of the United States or other governmental agency. Strict liability shall not be imposed under this...
Page 129 - ... 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 124 - ... 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.