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Press Article: Avoiding environmental liability in the hurricane season

03 October 2017

The owners of a tanker or oil rig responsible for an oil spill in US waters as a result of hurricane activity can resort to an 'Act of God' defence against the country's strict environmental liability regime, but there are three key tests that will have to be passed. 

Leanne O'Loughlin, Claims Director, explains these tests in an article published in Insurance Day on 2 October 2017. The full article is available on the Insurance Day website here