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Federal Civil and Criminal Penalties Possibly Applicable to Parties Responsible for the Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill

Categories: Crime/Justice,Energy,Environment,Headlines,Laws/Regulations

This report summarizes selected federal civil and criminal penalty provisions that may have been violated in connection with the Gulf oil spill and related worker fatalities. Reviews seven federal laws that may be applicable. From the Congressional Research Service, posted by the Federation of American Scientists