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Outer continental shelf pollution liability amendments of 1982

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries.

Outer continental shelf pollution liability amendments of 1982

report (to accompany H.R. 5906) (including cost estimate of the Congressional Budget Office).

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in [Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Continental shelf -- United States.,
  • Offshore structures -- Law and legislation -- United States.,
  • Liability for oil pollution damages -- United States.,
  • Liability for environmental damages -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesReport / 97th Congress, 2d session, House of Representatives -- no. 97-861.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination41 p. ;
    Number of Pages41
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17665575M

    Summary of S - 98th Congress (): A bill to amend title III of the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act Amendments of to clarify provisions relating to . @article{osti_, title = {Toxic debts and the Superfund dilemma}, author = {Barnett, H.C.}, abstractNote = {Congress passed the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act in The act created the Superfund as a mechanism to rectify the toxic legacy of the industrial and chemical revolutions. The focus of this book is that Superfund has failed due to.

    The SLA led to the passage of the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act later in (OCSLA). The OCSLA and subsequent amendments, in later years, outlines the Federal responsibility over the submerged lands of the OCS. Additionally, it authorizes the Secretary of the Interior to lease those lands for mineral development.   Under pressure to respond to the Deepwater Horizon oil disaster, both houses of Congress have been holding hearings which have led to proposed legislation to amend the liability and spill response portions of the Oil Pollution Act (OPA), and the leasing provisions of the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act (OCSLA), along with a potpourri of other reforms.

    TITLE II—CONFORMING AMENDMENTS Sec. Intervention on the High Seas Act. Sec. Federal Water Pollution Control Act. Sec. Deepwater Port Act. Sec. Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act Amendments of TITLE III—INTERNATIONAL OIL POLLUTION PREVENTION AND REMOVAL Sec. File Size: KB. The OCSLA has also been amended to establish an oil spill liability fund. Coastal states also receive a portion of receipts from when mineral resources on the continental shelf are leased. Another related piece of legislation is the Federal Oil & Gas Royalty Management Act, passed by Congress in


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Outer continental shelf pollution liability amendments of 1982 by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Outer continental shelf pollution liability amendments of report (to accompany H.R. ) (including cost estimate of the Congressional Budget Office).

[United States. Congress. House. Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries.]. The Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act (OCSLA or Act) (43 U.S.C. §§ et seq.) defines the United States outer continental shelf (OCS) as all submerged lands lying seaward of state submerged lands and waters (as defined in the Submerged Lands Act, e.g., 3 nautical miles offshore) which are under U.S.

jurisdiction and Size: KB. The lack of international conventional law governing the operational aspects of continental shelf activity may be characterized as unfinished business of the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea. The Convention, adopted ingenerally addressed the issue but did not consider more detailed development of the legal regime for the continental : Kati Tahvonen.

The lack of international conventional law governing the operational aspects of continental shelf activity may be characterized as unfinished business of the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea. The Convention, adopted ingenerally addressed the issue but did not consider more detailed development of the legal regime for the continental shelf.

It is not only the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act Amendment which leads to delays in the faltering offshore petroleum development program. The Coastal Zone Management Act, administered by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) within the Department of Commerce, mandates that a state with an approved coastal zone management plan must certify that.

Not later than 12 months after Novemfollowing consultation with the Secretary of the Interior and the Commandant of the United States Coast Guard, the Administrator, by rule, shall establish requirements to control air pollution from Outer Continental Shelf sources located offshore of the States along the Pacific, Arctic and Atlantic Coasts (other than Outer Continental Shelf.

(b) MMS collects this information to determine if the applicant filing for a lease on the Outer Continental Shelf is qualified to hold such a lease. Response is required to obtain a benefit according to 43 U.S.C.

et seq. MMS will protect proprietary information collected according to section 26 of the OCS Lands Act and 30 CFR Outer limits of the continental shelf beyond nautical miles from the baselines: of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea of 10 Decembermade several amendments to.

in the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act Amendments ofCERCLA, the Oil Pollution Act ofand the amendments to the Clean Water Act CERCLA provides a good example of how these provisions work.

CERCLA's § authorizes the President and each state governor to designate federal and state officials as "trustees" forCited by: 4. Background: The Prior tothe central national strategy for controlling water pollution was to base clean-up Amendments requirements on the desired uses of effluent-receiving waters (drinking water, body-contact recreation, fishing, navigation, etc.) as determined by State governments, and the water quali- ty conditions necessary to.

Numerous amendments were incorporated in the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act amendments of (P.L. Title II of these amendments provides for the cancellation of leases or permits if continued activity is likely to cause serious harm to life, including fish and other aquatic life. The Offshore Pollution Liability Agreement (Hereinafter Referred to as OPOL or the Agreement) The Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act (OCSLA) and Amendments (the Amendments) Oil Pollution Act (OPA) Position in Respect of FPSOs/FSUs.

Insurance Coverage for Pollution Risks. The Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) Air Regulations, found at 40 CFR p establish the applicable air pollution control requirements, including provisions related to permitting, monitoring, reporting, fees, compliance, and enforcement, for facilities subject to the Clean Air Act (CAA) section These regulations apply to OCS Sources that are located beyond state seaward boundaries, with.

Other considerations arise when the question is not the ocean limit of continental shelf, but of the boundaries between opposite or adjacent states in narrower seas. 13 Although the Convention extends the legal definition of continental to the outer edge of the continental margin, it also takes account of the exclusive economic zone limit.

As used in this subchapter: Act means the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act of (43 U.S.C. et seq.), as amended by the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act Amendments of (Pub. Approved means approved by the Commandant, unless otherwise indicated.

Attending vessel means a vessel which is moored close to and readily accessible from an OCS facility for the purpose. (Conference report filed in Senate, S. Rept. ) Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act Amendments - =Title I: Findings and Purposes with Respect to Managing the Resources of the Outer Continental Shelf= - Declares that the national interest will be served by a policy of increased domestic production of the oil and gas resources of the Outer.

SUBCHAPTER III—OUTER CONTINENTAL SHELF LANDS § Definitions. When used in this subchapter— (a) The term "outer Continental Shelf" means all submerged lands lying seaward and outside of the area of lands beneath navigable waters as defined in section of this title, and of which the subsoil and seabed appertain to the United States and are subject to its jurisdiction and control.

Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act Amendments - =Title I: Findings and Purposes with Respect to Managing the Resources of the Outer Continental Shelf= - Declares that the national interest will be served by a policy of increased domestic production of the oil and gas resources of the Outer Continental Shelf.

Outer Continental Shelf Oil Spill Response Plan 30 CFR Subpart B -Required by any facility seaward of the coast line that handles, stores, or transports oil.

Feb 2, H.R. (95th). A bill to establish a policy for the management of oil and natural gas in the Outer Continental Shelf, to protect the marine and coastal environment, to amend the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act. Ina database of bills in the U.S.

Congress. History of Oil and Gas Development in the U.S. Outer Continental Shelf. The first drilling for oil in ocean waters took place in off the coast of California.

Since then, offshore drilling has pushed the limits of technology and innovation, with the deepest wells now being drilled in waters more than 2, m deep in the Gulf of Mexico. David Ong’s chapter offers an assessment of the process for delineating and delimiting the continental shelf beyond nm, a discussion of potential and actual joint development agreements for outer continental shelves (including a description of recent agreements between Mauritius and the Seychelles), and an analysis of the issues arising Author: Tim Stephens.Vietnam has delineated the outer limits of the Vietnam’s extended continental shelf: North Area (VN-N) by application of both 1% sediment thickness formula (the Vietnam’s Continental Shelf.