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State ex rel. Spannaus v. U.S. Steel Corp.

Citation: 6 ELR 20433
No. No. 674, 240 N.W.2d 316/(Minn., 03/12/1976)

The Minnesota Supreme Court reverses the trial court's dismissal of an action alleging violation of state and federal water quality statutes, holding that the doctrines of primary jurisdiction and exhaustion of administrative remedies are inapplicable to an agency acting as plaintiff, especially where the legislature has given the agency a broad...

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