Recommended Titles and Treatises
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2010 Gulf Coast oil disaster: litigation and liability
This title contains a varied collection of legal materials relevant to the Deepwater Horizon disaster. Included in the volume is commentary from the editors which covers topics such as challenges faced by the Gulf States, the impact on the oil industry, and multidistrict litigation issues arising from the spill. Also included are Westlaw journal articles that previously appeared in the Westlaw Journals Environmental or Toxic Torts along with timelines of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill and a history of litigation for the Exxon Valdez spill. Finally there are annotated versions of the Oil Pollution Act (33 USC §2701-2761) and the Louisiana Oil Spill Prevention and Response Act (LSA-R.S. 30:2541-2496), selections from the treatises Rodgers’ Environmental Law and Admiralty and Maritime Law, Multidistrict Litigation Orders, BP’s claims procedure, selected complaints, and relevant case law.
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