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United States v. Chotin Transp., Inc.

Citation: 17 ELR 20636
No. Nos. C-1-85-1082, -1535, 649 F. Supp. 356/(S.D. Ohio, 10/29/1986)

The court holds that the United States Coast Guard properly imposed civil penalties under the Federal Water Pollution Control Act (FWPCA) on a shipper for discharging oil into navigable waters and that the Coast Guard's civil penalty assessments of $1,500 and $3,600 for two violations were not arbitrary and capricious....

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