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United States v. FMC Corp.

Citation: 8 ELR 20326
No. No. 77-1372, 572 F.2d 902/11 ERC 1316/(2d Cir., 02/23/1978)

Imposing strict liability for a violation of the Migratory Bird Treaty Act, the court affirms the conviction of defendant corporation for killing unintentionally 92 migratory birds. Waste water from the corporation's pesticide plant was stored in a large open pond which attracted waterfowl during migration....

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