In the thirty years since the Exxon Valdez incident, much has changed. This article looks back at the events of the accident and the subsequent changes to the marine pollution insurance industry, from the statutes regulating oil tankers in 1989 to the Oil Pollution Act of the 1990. The regulatory framework resulting from the Exxon Valdez is examined and compared to the litigation deriving from the spill.
30 Years Removed, Oil-Spill Liability Insurance's Evolution since the 1989 Exxon Valdez Incident,
Ocean & Coastal L.J.
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