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United States v. Bear Marine Servs.

ELR Citation: ELR 20659
Nos. No. 79-3331, 509 F. Supp. 710/15 ERC 1953/(E.D. La., 12/18/1980)

In an action in which the United States seeks to recover the expenses of cleaning up an oil spill under §311 of the Federal Water Pollution Control Act, the court rules that the owner of a dolphin which contributed to the spill may be liable to the government under general maritime law....

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