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The U.S. Coast Guard's National Pollution Funds Center (NPFC) was created to implement Title I of the Oil Pollution Act (OPA), which addressed issues associated with preventing, responding to, and paying for oil pollution. Title I of OPA established oil spill liability and compensation requirements, including the Oil Spill Liability Trust Fund (OSLTF) to pay for expeditious oil removal and uncompensated damages.<< For more information, visit About NPFC >>
Certificates of Financial Responsibility information showing a vessels' pollution liability coverage.
Resources for individuals, organizations, and governments involved in an oil spill or in the funding of a clean up.
Compensation for damages, removal costs, or natural resource damages from an oil spill and claim determinations of note.