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oil spill:

see water pollutionwater pollution,
contamination of water resources by harmful wastes; see also sewerage, water supply, pollution, and environmentalism. Industrial Pollution
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We visited the villages around REY Industrial Area with 7 companies to conduct a hearing test with the residents of these villages about the situation of oil pollution in the soil and groundwater of those areas.
At a training session in Miflin in which many Wolf Bay Watershed Watch members were certified, Kraft and other coalition members went over procedures for recognizing and reporting oil pollution.
Coverage includes the World Ocean in the Anthropocene epoch, and taking responsibility for the human impact on the seas; the use of the regulatory framework and technology to combat illegal, unreported, and unregulated (IUU) fishing; using technology and the law to fight illegal oil pollution from ships; bioprospecting for marine genetic resources; and the issue of defining the extent of the continental shelf and establishing its outer limits by many coastal states beyond 200 nautical miles.
It is modelled on the provisions of the International Convention on Civil Liability for Oil Pollution Damage 1969 (CLC), which Thailand intends to ratify once all necessary arrangements are completed.
Since 1990, the Oil Pollution Act required that liability limits be adjusted above the limits set forth in statute for significant increases in inflation, but such changes have never been made.
Marine oil pollution is one of the most damaging environmental liabilities of our time, and is taken very seriously by governments.
The cleanup is being funded with revenues from the Oil Spill Liability Trust Fund created under the Oil Pollution Act of 1990 (OPA '90).
A body was set up in the North-East six years ago after the Sea Empress oil pollution incident off Pembrokeshire.
International Environmental Products (IEP) has developed the most cost-effective bioremediation program for oil pollution treatment on land or water.
152 billion for damage caused by serious oil spills will be made available from March 3 next year, when an International Oil Pollution Compensation Supplementary Fund comes into being.
According to Kevin Flannery of The Department of the Marine and Fisheries, people initially thought the luminous fish were oil pollution when they first arrived a month ago.
The Oil Pollution Act (OPA) of 1990 improved the federal government's ability to respond to spills and created the Oil Spill Liability Trust Fund, which provides up to $1 billion per spill.