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In re In re Steuart Transp. Co.

Citation: 7 ELR 20658
No. No. 76-697-N, 435 F. Supp. 798/(E.D. Va., 07/29/1977)

In a suit for exoneration from, or limitation of, liability for cleanup costs resulting from the sinking of an oil-carrying barge and a subsequent oil spill, the barge owner is liable for the full cleanup costs under state law but liability for federal cleanup costs claims is limited by the Federal Water Pollution Control Act....

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