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Oil Spill Prevention and Liability Act. Gave the government the power to react to oil spills faster and more efficient Originally drafted and signed in 1990 and then amended in 2004 Amendments This bill was passed for the United States. Functions of Bill.

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Oil spill prevention and liability act

Oil Spill Prevention and Liability Act

  • Gave the government the power to react to oil spills faster and more efficient

  • Originally drafted and signed in 1990 and then amended in 2004

  • Amendments

  • This bill was passed for the United States


Functions of bill

Functions of Bill

  • Increased the National governments ability to quickly react to oil spills and clean them up

  • Made in response to the Exxon Valdez oil spill

  • Statures for the cleanup of oil spills and states which group will be responsible to pay for the funding of the cleanup

  • Can penalize companies who don’t meet the regulations for safe oil transportation


People responsible

People Responsible

  • Federal, State, and local law enforcement all have the authority to act upon the Oil Spill Prevention and Liability Act.

  • The EPA is the agency that is responsible for it

By: Billy Gentry


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