State Access to the Oil Spill Liability Trust Fund

To encourage greater State participation in response to actual or threatened discharges of oil.

Agency - Department of Homeland Security

The Department of Homeland Security has three primary missions: Prevent terrorist attacks within the United States, reduce America's vulnerability to terrorism and minimize the damage from potential attacks and natural disasters.

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Uses and Use Restrictions

Funds are to be used for immediate removal action costs that are directly related to a specific incident which occurs after August 18, 1990.

Removal costs must generally be incurred at the site or in support of site removal activities (e.g., salary costs for State officials actually engaged in the removal actions, transportation costs for transporting persons and materials to the site, costs of equipment usage and consumable, contract costs, and