publication . Master thesis . 2008

The Role of Environmental Civil Liability in Regulation of Marine Oil Pollution in Norway

Denissova, Ekaterina;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Jan 2008
Abstract
Awareness of domestic and international environmental issues has long been high in Norway. As far as marine oil pollution is concerned, Norway is exposed to coastal water pollution arising from such strategically important sectors as the petroleum industry and oil transportation. This paper is an attempt to make a positive economic analysis of environmental civil liability for marine oil pollution in these two sectors. In the theoretical part of this paper (section 2) the standard model of law and economics is presented. It seems that theory provides no clear cut answer to what liability regime is most efficient. In case of environmental pollution, and in partic...

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