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Oil Pollution of Navigable Waters

Oil Pollution of Navigable Waters

hearings before the United States Senate Committee on Commerce, Sixty-Eighth Congress, first session, on Mar. 17, 1924

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Water -- Pollution -- Law and legislation -- United States,
  • Marine pollution -- Law and legislation -- United States,
  • Waterways -- United States,
  • Oil spills -- Law and legislation -- United States

  • About the Edition

    Considers (68) H.R. 6256, (68) H.R. 612, (68) S. 1942, (68) S. 2414

    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Paginationiv, 16 p
    Number of Pages16
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15286673M

    Pub. L. –74, div. D, title V, §, Dec. 23, , Stat. , provided that: "For fiscal year and thereafter, notwithstanding section (a)(5) of the Oil Pollution Act of (33 U.S.C. (a)(5)) and 31 U.S.C. , in the event that a spill of national significance occurs, any payment of amounts from the Oil Spill Liability. (1) The Congress hereby declares that it is the policy of the United States that there should be no discharges of oil or hazardous substances into or upon the navigable waters of the United States, adjoining shorelines, or into or upon the waters of the contiguous zone, or in connection with activities under the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act or the Deepwater Port Act of , or which may.

      Regarding the issue of what a failure to maintain an oil record book entails, the court concluded that the word 'maintain' "impos[es] a duty upon a foreign-flagged vessel to ensure that its oil record book is accurate (or at least not knowingly inaccurate) upon entering the ports of navigable waters of the United States.". Navigable waters are defined in section (7) of the Federal Water Pollution Control Act (FWPCA), the term includes: Waters of the United States, defined as navigable in judicial decisions prior to passage of the Amendments to the FWPCA (Pub. L. 92–) and tributaries of such waters; Interstate waters.

    The Oil Pollution Act amended the Clean Water Act and addressed the wide range of problems associated with preventing, and paying for oil pollution incidents in the _____ _____ of the United States. Navigable Waters. OPA also requires the development of ___ _____ ____ to prepare and plan for oil spill response on a regional scale. Area. Title Navigation and Navigable Waters. Chapter Water Pollution Prevention and Control. Subchapter V. General Provisions § Definitions. (5) The term "person" means an individual, corporation, partnership, association, State, municipality, commission, or political subdivision of a State, or any interstate body.


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Oil Pollution Act of is a United States federal statute establishing regulations for coastal navigable waters with regards to intentional fossil fuel discharges from seagoing Act of Congress grants the Secretary of War authority to evaluate the oil volume discharge from a vessel while assessing if coastal navigable waters have a potential toxicity posing a deleterious Enacted by: the 68th United States Congress.

THE desire for an international conference on the oil pollution of the seas has become increasingly evident since the failure of the Oil in Navigable Waters Act of and the Washington. The Oil Pollution Act of (OPA) ( H.R, P.L. ) was passed by the st United States Congress and signed by President George H.

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Even prior to large oil spills occurring and becoming associated as a cost of our growing use and dependence on petroleum, there was a recognition that oil was capable of harming fish and wildlife.

On the West Coast, the California Fish and Game Commission wrote in that “Pollution of ocean waters, due to the pumping of bilge water and.

The Oil Record Book helps crew members log and keep track of oily waste water discharges. No waste oil or oily water can be discharged into the sea unless the ship is en route and the mixture is passed through an Oily Water Separator that reduces the oil content to less than 15 parts per million of water.

References in Text. This Act, referred to in text, is Pub. –, Aug. 18,Stat.as amended, known as the Oil Pollution Act ofwhich is classified principally to this complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Short Title note set out below and Tables. Just over one year after the Exxon Valdez ran aground on Bligh Reef, Congress passed, and President Bush signed, the Oil Pollution Act of (OPA).

The Act was meant to be the primary federal legislation addressing oil spills into United States navigable waters and onto its shorelines. At the time of OPA's passage, the major issues confronting the Congress included the interplay of federal. Preliminary Conference on Oil Pollution of Navigable Waters.

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Dept. Of State. chapter 20—pollution of the sea by oil (§§ – ) chapter 21—international regulations for preventing collisions at sea (§ ) chapter 22—sea grant colleges and marine science development (§§ – ) chapter 23—pollution control of navigable waters (§§ – ).

United States. Interdepartmental Committee on Oil Pollution of Navigable Waters. Oil pollution of navigable waters. Washington: Govt. Print. Off., (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, National government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Arthur N Young; United States.

Interdepartmental. and Navigable Waters (This book contains parts to ) Part CHAPTER I—Coast Guard, Offshore oil pollution compensation fund.

56 Oil spill liability trust fund; claims procedures; Financial responsibility for water pollution (ves-sels) and OPA 90 limits of liability (vessels and. A spill that impacts ground water, but not the navigable waters of the U.S., is not an OPA spill.

Oil Pollution Act (OPA) The Oil Pollution Act of (OPA) amended the Clean Water Act and addressed the wide range of problems associated with preventing, responding to, and paying for oil pollution incidents in navigable waters of the United.

Navigable waters are defined in section (7) of the Federal Water Pollution Control Act (i.e., Clean Water Act). They include all waters used in interstate or foreign commerce, all interstate waters including wetlands, and all intrastate waters, such as lakes, rivers, streams, wetlands, sloughs, prairie potholes, wet meadows, playa lakes or.

Because the Oil Pollution Act ofwhich amended the Clean Water Act, broadly defines the term "oil," the sheen rule applies to both petroleum and non-petroleum oils (e.g., vegetable oil). The regulation also provides several exemptions from the notification requirements.

Preliminary Conference on Oil Pollution of Navigable Waters, Washington, June 8–16, For proceedings of the Conference, see Preliminary Conference on Oil Pollution of Navigable Waters, Washington, June 8–16, (Washington, Government Printing Office, ). EPA Finalizes Navigable Waters Protection Rule to Revise Definition of "Waters of the United States" April 21st, by Ann Rippe.

Summary: EPA is finalizing the Navigable Waters Protection Rule to define the term "waters of the United States" used to determine applicability of oil discharge, oil pollution prevention, and NPDES permit requirements under the Clean Water Act.

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