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Under the Oil Pollution Act of 1990 (OPA), responsible parties are liable for removal costs and damages resulting from the discharge of oil into or upon the navigable water, adjoining shorelines or the exclusive economic zone of the United States.
com/prnh/20091221/NY29520LOGO) NRC is recognized as a leading provider of United States Oil Pollution Act of 1990 regulatory compliance and emergency response services, one of the leading environmental contracting firms on the U.
Court intervention and action is needed to compel BP to cure its failure to provide a claims process that fulfills the requirements of the Oil Pollution Act of 1990, state law and prior public commitments of BP," the memorandum said.
Administration officials said they were reviewing violations of the Clean Water Act, which carries criminal and civil penalties and fines; the Oil Pollution Act of 1990, which can be used to hold parties responsible for cleanup costs; the Migratory Bird Tree Act and the Endangered Species Act, which provide penalties for injury and death of wildlife.
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The suit makes claims under the federal Oil Pollution Act of 1990, known as OPA 90, as well as the National Marine Sanctuaries Act and the Park System Resource Protection Act.
The system owes its existence in part to the Oil Pollution Act of 1990, which requires two escorts for any single-hull crude carrier in Prince William Sound.
These are the first crude oil carriers being built specifically for the Alaska trade in compliance with the Federal Oil Pollution Act of 1990.