Oil Pollution Liability: Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Navigation of the Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries, House of Representatives, Ninety-eight Congress, First Session, on H.R. 2222 (H.R. 2115, H.R. 2368) ... April 20, 1983

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Página 198 - For the purpose of this section, the term — (1) 'oil' means oil of any kind or in any form, including, but not limited to, petroleum, fuel oil, sludge, oil refuse, and oil mixed with wastes other than dredged spoil; (2) 'discharge...
Página 95 - If any person fails to pay an assessment of a civil penalty after it has become a final and unappealable order, or after the appropriate court...
Página 405 - God" means an unanticipated grave natural disaster or other natural phenomenon of an exceptional, inevitable, and irresistible character, the effects of which could not have been prevented or avoided by the exercise of due care or foresight. (2) The term "Administrator" means the Administrator of the United States Environmental Protection Agency.
Página 262 - ... release of a hazardous substance and the damages resulting therefrom were caused solely by— (1) an act of God; (2) an act of war; (3) an act or omission of a third party other than an employee or agent of the defendant, or than one whose act or omission occurs in connection with a contractual relationship, existing directly or indirectly, with the defendant...
Página 95 - CREATION OF TRUST FUND. - There is established in the Treasury of the United States a trust fund to be known as the 'Deep Seabed Revenue Sharing Trust Fund...
Página 308 - In the case of any action pursuant to this subsection such insurer or other person shall be entitled to invoke all rights and defenses which would have been available to the owner or operator if an action had been brought against him by the claimant, and which would have been available to him if an action had been brought against him by the owner or operator.
Página 211 - No person shall fire, or in any other way discriminate against, or cause to be fired or discriminated against, any employee or any authorized representative of employees by reason of the fact that such employee or representative has...
Página 220 - The court, in issuing any final order in any action brought pursuant to subsection (a) of this section, may award costs of litigation (including reasonable attorney and expert witness fees) to any party, whenever the court determines such award is appropriate.
Página 261 - S. 771 correctly recognized that cleanup deductions should not be disallowed if the discharge was caused solely by an act of God, an act of war, negligence on the part of the US government or an act or omission of a third party without regard to negligence.
Página 307 - It is agreed that the insurance does not apply to bodily injury or property damage arising out of the discharge, dispersal release or escape of smoke, vapors, soot, fumes, acids, alkalis, toxic chemicals, liquids or gases, waste materials or other irritants, contaminants or pollutants into or upon land, the atmosphere or any...

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