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Gulf of Mexico oil disaster: some legal issues

Citation: Chatterjee, C. and Lefcovitch, Anna (2010) Gulf of Mexico oil disaster: some legal issues. Amicus Curiae, 2010 (84). pp. 17-24. ISSN 1461-2097


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The aim of this article is to identify and briefly examine the legal issues that arose out of the BP oil spill (also known as Deepwater Horizon oil spill) in the Gulf of Mexico in 2010 which resulted in loss of life and adversely affected the shore of Florida, United States on America through environmental damage and cost in livelihood to firms and families.

Additional Information: Issue 84, Winter 2010, pp.17-24
Creators: Chatterjee, C. and Lefcovitch, Anna and
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Subjects: Law
Keywords: BP oil spill, Gulf of Mexico oil spill, Deepwater Horizon oil spill, International environmental law, Natural resources -- Law and legislation, Oil and gas law, Energy development -- Law and legislation, Socio-legal impact
Divisions: Institute of Advanced Legal Studies
Collections: Amicus Curiae
  • 2010 (published)


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