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United States v. Bear Marine Servs.

Citation: 11 ELR 20659
No. 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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