Environmental Damages in Court: The American Trader Case

Environmental Damages in Court: The American Trader Case

Primary Country: United States
Ecosystem: shelf sea
Sample Value Estimates:
  1. $18 million: amount awarded to plaintiffs in American Trader oil spill case
  2. $2.3 - $23: value of recreational trips, per trip, lost due to spill - contested by plaintiff and defendant
Region: Americas / Pacific
Data source: This source provided by Salman Hussain at the Scottish Agricultural College.

Publication information

Chapman, David J. Hanemann, W. Michael “Environmental Damages in Court: The American Trader Case” The Law and Economics of the Environment., 2001

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