US Pollution Risks


The UK P&I Club has extensive expertise and experience in responding to and managing maritime pollution and environmental incidents and casualties.

This document provides an overview of certain laws and regulations relating to oil pollution risks in the USA. While every effort has been made to ensure its accuracy, it is only a guide. If you require formal legal advice, you should consult your lawyer.

For additional information on US maritime and environmental issues, please do not hesitate to contact the UK Club's US Pollution and Environmental Specialists named on this page. 

This document was first issued in 1996 for the benefit of our Members. The information herein is reviewed and updated from time to time. The Club is grateful to Blank Rome LLP for their invaluable assistance in collating the information for this document.

Leanne O'Loughlin

Regional Director

Marina Gaglias

Claims Manager

Jennifer Porter

Senior Claims Director

Debbie Bronis

Claims Manager and Environmental Specialist