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United States v. Hollywood Marine, Inc.

Citation: 10 ELR 20718
No. No. 80-1647, 625 F.2d 524/14 ERC 2200/(5th Cir., 08/25/1980) Rev'd

The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals holds that under § 311 of the Federal Water Pollution Control Act, a tug will not be considered a "third party" in order to allow the owner of a discharging vessel to avoid liability for an oil spill occurring while the vessel is in the tow of the tug. Since United States v. Le Beouf Bros....

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