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United States v. Allied Towing Corp.

Citation: 8 ELR 20673
No. No. 77-1403, 578 F.2d 978/12 ERC 1305/(4th Cir., 07/12/1978)

Affirming the lower court, the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals holds that a corporation which reports oil spills to the Coast Guard pursuant to § 311(b)(5) of the Federal Water Pollution Control Act is not entitled to the Fifth Amendment privilege against self-incrimination in a subsequent prosecution for the same oil spills under § 31...

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