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United States v. Dixie Carriers, Inc.

Citation: 14 ELR 20602
No. No. 83-3321, 736 F.2d 180/21 ERC 1165/(5th Cir., 07/12/1984) Aff'd

The court rules that § 311 of the Federal Water Pollution Control Act (FWPCA) does not authorize a company responsible for an oil spill to subtract cleanup costs voluntarily incurred from the amount it must pay under § 311 to reimburse the federal government for the latter's cleanup costs....

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