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Hawkinson v. Blandin Paper Co.

Citation: 2 ELR 20278
No. No. 3-71-Civ-188, 347 F. Supp. 820/4 ERC 1009/54 F.R.D. 517, (D. Minn., 04/14/1972)

Where plaintiff, a lower riparian owner, has alleged injury to rights of navigation and anchorage caused by the various defendants' dumping of refuse without permit into the waters of the Mississippi River, the district court is vested with jurisdiction under the Refuse Act.

Counsel for Harold Hawkinson:
William W. Essling
720 Minnesota Bldg.
St. Paul, Minn. 55101

Counsel for Blandin Paper Co.:
Craig W. Gagnon
Oppenheimer, Brown, Wolff, Leach & Foster
W-1781 First Nat'l Bank Bldg
St. Paul, Minn. 55101

Counsel for Defendant Gene Brink:
Neal A. Lano
Spellacy & Lano, Ltd.
115 East 5th St.
Grand Rapids, Minn. 55744

Counsel for Defendant Burlington Northern Co.:
D. E. Engle
176 East 5th Street
St. Paul, Minn. 55101