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United States v. Locke

Citation: 30 ELR 20438
No. No. 98-1701, 120 S. Ct. 1135/(U.S., 03/06/2000)

The Court holds that at least four of Washington State's regulations governing oil tanker operations and design are preempted by the Port and Waterway Safety Act (PWSA). The Court first holds that the preemptive effect of the PWSA and regulations promulgated under it are not affected by the Oil Pollution Act (OPA). In Ray v....

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