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Congressman Murphy Statement on Passage of SPILL Act

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Location: Washington, DC

Today, Congressman Scott Murphy (NY-20) released the following statement regarding the passage of the Securing Protections for the Injured from Limitations on Liability (SPILL) Act which reforms maritime liability laws to ensure that the families of those killed or injured in the BP Oil Spill and other such tragedies are justly compensated for their losses.

"This tragedy has devastated the Gulf Coast and taken the lives of American citizens. I'm proud to support this bill to hold BP accountable and ensure that the families of those who were killed or injured during the BP oil spill are compensated for their loss. My thoughts and prayers go out to those who have lost loved ones during the worst environmental disaster of our lifetimes."


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