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Sunday, May 23, 2010

Attempts to Hold BP and Other Responsible

Our legislature is slowly pulling it together, hopefully they can get something passed before summer break kicks in...

Introduction of Bills on Oil Spill Liability
In the last several weeks, Representative Holt (D-NJ) introduced the Big Oil Bailout Prevention Act of 2010 (H.R. 5214). This bill is intended to amend the Oil Pollution Act of 1990 to require oil polluters to pay the full cost of oil spills, and for other purposes. The bill has been referred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure. Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ) introduced a companion bill in the Senate, S. 3305. The bill has been referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works. For more information, visit: and

The CSO Weekly Report
May 21, 2010/ Issue 15.11
Coastal States Organization

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