Navigation Links
Study finds wide gap in compensation from '07 South Korean oil spill
Date:9/3/2014

Although nearly eight years have passed since a major oil spill in South Korea, compensation and recovery efforts appear to be far from satisfactory, and the affected communities continue to suffer the effects of the disaster.

UT Dallas' Dr. Dohyeong Kim, second-year doctoral student Soojin Min and two Korean scholars have found a considerable gap between the economic loss claimed by residents and the compensation they received after the Hebei Spirit oil spill. Only 11 percent of the claims were approved for compensation.

"I was surprised," said Kim, the lead author of the findings that were recently published in Ocean & Coastal Management. "Eleven percent is really low, compared to the other countries. It's a shame. My initial impression when I saw that finding was, 'Citizens have a lot less organized power in Korea.' It is striking to me."

The oil spill, about one-third of the size of the Exxon Valdez spill in Alaska in 1989, took place in 2007 when a barge hit the tanker Hebei Spirit, creating a hole in the cargo area. The leaking crude oil reached more than 200 miles away in less than a month, covering the rocky shore, sandy beaches and coastal wetlands.

Kim, associate professor of public policy and political economy in the School of Economic, Political and Policy Sciences, was intrigued by the disaster's social and ecological impacts as well as the compensation implications for those affected particularly owners of small-scale fisheries and tourism businesses.

Kim said understanding the reasons behind the compensation gap is crucial for future oil spills.

Based on the findings, the researchers determined three possible reasons for the low percentage of compensation:

  • International Oil Pollution Compensation Funds are very strict and only allow the documented claims to be appr
    '/>"/>

Contact: Brittany Hoover
brittany.hoover@utdallas.edu
972-883-4357
University of Texas at Dallas
Source:Eurekalert  

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Dr. Mark Glasgold Publishes Influential Graft Study
2. E-Cigarette Vapor May Be Less Toxic Than Tobacco Smoke: Study
3. Complication Rates Low With Mastectomy, Breast Reconstruction: Study
4. Obesity Fueling Rise in Diabetes Rates, Study Finds
5. ADHD Medications Wont Stunt Kids Growth, Study Finds
6. Nerve Blocking Procedure Fails to Impress in Weight Loss Study
7. Booze, Pot Bad for Teens in Different Ways, Study Suggests
8. Study links sex hormone levels in the blood to risk of sudden cardiac arrest
9. Pot Addiction May Be Real, Study Suggests
10. Study conducted on rats suggests that hyperproteic diets can be beneficial for bones
11. Low-Carb Beats Low-Fat for Weight Loss, Heart Health: Study
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
Study finds wide gap in compensation from '07 South Korean oil spill
(Date:7/31/2015)... ... ... M3 USA MDLinx.com, source of the Smartest Doc Board Exam Prep in ... The additions of Gastroenterology, Pulmonology and Allergy/Immunology round out an already robust selection of ... easy and painless. MDLinx offers thousands of board-exam style questions and exam-specific content ...
(Date:7/31/2015)... New York (PRWEB) , ... ... ... trial attorney Jason T. Brown’s live lecture on pharmaceutical negligence is now ... 28th, 2015 was well received with a 94% approval rating from the ...
(Date:7/31/2015)... ... 2015 , ... Creating one of the most modern fertility centers in the ... that goes beyond the boundaries of fertility medicine. , As the leading gynecology ... dependable patient support, affordable treatments, unending hope, and high fertility success rates — all ...
(Date:7/31/2015)... (PRWEB) , ... July 31, 2015 , ... The 2015 ... when Major League Baseball and the Boston Red Sox honor Ice Bucket co-founders Pat ... challenge. MLB is donating $100,000 to further collaborative efforts among the ALS organizations to ...
(Date:7/31/2015)... ... ... The Heart Fit Clinic has increased a patient's fitness level 60 percent without ... versus 100 beats, this is a big deal," says Diamond Fernandes, director of the ... with heart disease," he adds. People with angina are able to do a lot ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:MDLinx Offers Three New Board Exam Prep Courses - Gastroenterology, Pulmonology and Allergy/Immunology 2Health News:MDLinx Offers Three New Board Exam Prep Courses - Gastroenterology, Pulmonology and Allergy/Immunology 3Health News:Re-Broadcast of Nationally Renowned Trial Attorney Jason T. Brown's Lecture on Pharmaceutical Negligence Now Available 2Health News:New Hope IVF Now Offers Most Affordable Assisted Reproductive Treatment in the UAE 2Health News:New Hope IVF Now Offers Most Affordable Assisted Reproductive Treatment in the UAE 3Health News:Major League Baseball Joins MDA and Fourteen Other ALS Organizations to Launch ALS Ice Bucket Challenge 2015 2Health News:Major League Baseball Joins MDA and Fourteen Other ALS Organizations to Launch ALS Ice Bucket Challenge 2015 3Health News:Major League Baseball Joins MDA and Fourteen Other ALS Organizations to Launch ALS Ice Bucket Challenge 2015 4Health News:Heart Fit Clinic Helps Patient Increase Fitness Level with External Counterpulsation 2
... , ... to become inaugural members. , ... (PRWEB) February 17, 2010 -- The MIT Center for Transportation ... research consortium at its annual Crossroads Conference on March 25, 2010, in Cambridge, ...
... , , ARLINGTON, ... from a tax planning perspective is a niche market vastly underserved ... Alan Gassman and Lester Perling , who will host ... and Group Medical Practices: Tax, Health Law, and Creditor Protection Planning ...
... WINNIPEG , Feb. 17 /PRNewswire/ - Following the ... self-contained unit for filling IV syringes and bags - into ... more sales for installation in 2010, medical device company Intelligent ... systems for cytotoxic drug preparation in 2010. This sale was ...
... , GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. , Feb. ... cause of death in the United States for all ... America,s Phytonutrient Report: Heart Health by Color* , shows ... natural plant-based compounds that give fruits and vegetables their vibrant colors ...
... LEBANON, Tenn. , Feb. 17 Health Connect ... three-year title sponsor for its Spring and Fall Hospital Pharmacy ... because its conferences provide directors of pharmacy access to an ... efficient way to learn more about the various ways Cardinal ...
... 100 centers worldwide indicate that belatacept, a first-in-class costimulation ... The results also suggest that it may provide similar ... side effects and superior kidney function after 12 months. ... Journal of Transplantation , provides the first findings to ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:MIT's Center for Transportation & Logistics Announces new Environmental Performance Consortium at Annual Crossroads Conference 2Health News:MIT's Center for Transportation & Logistics Announces new Environmental Performance Consortium at Annual Crossroads Conference 3Health News:MIT's Center for Transportation & Logistics Announces new Environmental Performance Consortium at Annual Crossroads Conference 4Health News:The Doctor Is in...But Where Is the Tax Advisor? 2Health News:The Doctor Is in...But Where Is the Tax Advisor? 3Health News:The Doctor Is in...But Where Is the Tax Advisor? 4Health News:World's Leading Manufacturer of IV Solutions Chooses Three RIVA Systems 2Health News:Americans Falling Short on Heart-Healthy Fruits and Vegetables 2Health News:Americans Falling Short on Heart-Healthy Fruits and Vegetables 3Health News:Americans Falling Short on Heart-Healthy Fruits and Vegetables 4Health News:Health Connect Partners Welcomes Cardinal Health as Three-Year Title Sponsor 2Health News:New drug for kidney transplant recipients effective in humans 2
(Date:7/30/2015)... 30, 2015  Today we bring you a special edition of #MedicareMonday on Medicare,s ... about some of our Medicare resources and continue highlighting the success of the prescription ... Check out our latest infographics and videos here: http://onphr.ma/1INp9qQ ... ... ...
(Date:7/30/2015)...  Amgen (NASDAQ: AMGN ) today announced ... Key results include: , Total revenues increased ... to $5,370 million, with 6 percent product sales ... Prolia ® (denosumab), Sensipar ® (cinacalcet), ... (denosumab). Unfavorable changes in foreign exchange rates impacted ...
(Date:7/30/2015)... CHENGDU, China , July 30, 2015 ... "Company"), a pharmaceutical company that specializes in the patented ... active pharmaceutical ingredients (API), provided updates regarding the notice ... MKT LLC (the "Exchange") indicating that the Company was ... set forth in Sections 134 and 1101 of the ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Happy 50th Anniversary Medicare! 2Happy 50th Anniversary Medicare! 3Amgen's Second Quarter 2015 Revenues Increased 4 Percent To $5.4 Billion And Adjusted Earnings Per Share (EPS) Increased 8 Percent To $2.57 2Amgen's Second Quarter 2015 Revenues Increased 4 Percent To $5.4 Billion And Adjusted Earnings Per Share (EPS) Increased 8 Percent To $2.57 3Amgen's Second Quarter 2015 Revenues Increased 4 Percent To $5.4 Billion And Adjusted Earnings Per Share (EPS) Increased 8 Percent To $2.57 4Amgen's Second Quarter 2015 Revenues Increased 4 Percent To $5.4 Billion And Adjusted Earnings Per Share (EPS) Increased 8 Percent To $2.57 5Amgen's Second Quarter 2015 Revenues Increased 4 Percent To $5.4 Billion And Adjusted Earnings Per Share (EPS) Increased 8 Percent To $2.57 6Amgen's Second Quarter 2015 Revenues Increased 4 Percent To $5.4 Billion And Adjusted Earnings Per Share (EPS) Increased 8 Percent To $2.57 7Amgen's Second Quarter 2015 Revenues Increased 4 Percent To $5.4 Billion And Adjusted Earnings Per Share (EPS) Increased 8 Percent To $2.57 8Amgen's Second Quarter 2015 Revenues Increased 4 Percent To $5.4 Billion And Adjusted Earnings Per Share (EPS) Increased 8 Percent To $2.57 9Amgen's Second Quarter 2015 Revenues Increased 4 Percent To $5.4 Billion And Adjusted Earnings Per Share (EPS) Increased 8 Percent To $2.57 10Amgen's Second Quarter 2015 Revenues Increased 4 Percent To $5.4 Billion And Adjusted Earnings Per Share (EPS) Increased 8 Percent To $2.57 11Amgen's Second Quarter 2015 Revenues Increased 4 Percent To $5.4 Billion And Adjusted Earnings Per Share (EPS) Increased 8 Percent To $2.57 12Amgen's Second Quarter 2015 Revenues Increased 4 Percent To $5.4 Billion And Adjusted Earnings Per Share (EPS) Increased 8 Percent To $2.57 13Amgen's Second Quarter 2015 Revenues Increased 4 Percent To $5.4 Billion And Adjusted Earnings Per Share (EPS) Increased 8 Percent To $2.57 14Amgen's Second Quarter 2015 Revenues Increased 4 Percent To $5.4 Billion And Adjusted Earnings Per Share (EPS) Increased 8 Percent To $2.57 15Amgen's Second Quarter 2015 Revenues Increased 4 Percent To $5.4 Billion And Adjusted Earnings Per Share (EPS) Increased 8 Percent To $2.57 16Amgen's Second Quarter 2015 Revenues Increased 4 Percent To $5.4 Billion And Adjusted Earnings Per Share (EPS) Increased 8 Percent To $2.57 17Amgen's Second Quarter 2015 Revenues Increased 4 Percent To $5.4 Billion And Adjusted Earnings Per Share (EPS) Increased 8 Percent To $2.57 18Amgen's Second Quarter 2015 Revenues Increased 4 Percent To $5.4 Billion And Adjusted Earnings Per Share (EPS) Increased 8 Percent To $2.57 19Amgen's Second Quarter 2015 Revenues Increased 4 Percent To $5.4 Billion And Adjusted Earnings Per Share (EPS) Increased 8 Percent To $2.57 20Amgen's Second Quarter 2015 Revenues Increased 4 Percent To $5.4 Billion And Adjusted Earnings Per Share (EPS) Increased 8 Percent To $2.57 21Amgen's Second Quarter 2015 Revenues Increased 4 Percent To $5.4 Billion And Adjusted Earnings Per Share (EPS) Increased 8 Percent To $2.57 22Amgen's Second Quarter 2015 Revenues Increased 4 Percent To $5.4 Billion And Adjusted Earnings Per Share (EPS) Increased 8 Percent To $2.57 23TPI Provides Update Regarding Non-Compliance with NYSE MKT Continued Listing Requirements 2
... poultry ... processing plants., SHREVEPORT, La., Nov. ... poultry processing, was identified,in an October 2007 Watt Poultry USA article ... in large-scale processing plants, University of,Georgia Associate Professor of Poultry Science ...
... American Heart Association Scientific Sessions 2007 ... ... Nov. 6 ARCA Discovery, a privately held,biopharmaceutical company, announced today ... bucindolol, a,next-generation beta-blocker and vasodilator for heart failure, atrial,fibrillation, and arrhythmia, ...
Cached Medicine Technology:FreshFx Recognized for use in the Scalder as a Solution to the 'Yield/Pathogen Reduction Dilemma' 2ARCA Discovery Announces Data Demonstrating Potential for Bucindolol as Targeted Therapy in Heart Failure, Atrial Fibrillation, and Ventricular Arrhythmia 2ARCA Discovery Announces Data Demonstrating Potential for Bucindolol as Targeted Therapy in Heart Failure, Atrial Fibrillation, and Ventricular Arrhythmia 3ARCA Discovery Announces Data Demonstrating Potential for Bucindolol as Targeted Therapy in Heart Failure, Atrial Fibrillation, and Ventricular Arrhythmia 4ARCA Discovery Announces Data Demonstrating Potential for Bucindolol as Targeted Therapy in Heart Failure, Atrial Fibrillation, and Ventricular Arrhythmia 5
... Biotrace Sterile Barium Sulfate USP is ... and consistent imaging capabilities for todays ... via minimally invasive surgery. Comprised of ... an even diffusion of sterile barium, ...
... Cement consists of a two ... bone cement liquid within a ... polyethylene bag,containing bone cement powder ... interiors of the blister pack,and ...
... Bone Cement consists of a ... containing bone cement liquid within ... sterile polyethylene bag,containing bone cement ... The interiors of the blister ...
... Radiopaque Bone Cement consists of ... sterile,ampule containing bone cement liquid ... a sterile polyethylene bag,containing bone ... pouch. The interiors of the ...
Medicine Products: