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Illinois v. Outboard Marine Corp.

Citation: 12 ELR 20797
No. Nos. 79-1341, -1725, 680 F.2d 473/18 ERC 1091/(7th Cir., 04/19/1982) On remand

The Seventh Circuit holds that Illinois' federal common law of nuisance claims for pre-1972 pollution of navigable waters are preempted by the 1972 Federal Water Pollution Control Act Amendments (FWPCA)....

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