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United States v. West of Eng. Ship Owner's Mut. Protection & Indem. Ass'n

Citation: 19 ELR 20952
No. No. 87-3787, 872 F.2d 1192/29 ERC 1992/(5th Cir., 05/05/1989)

The court holds that the Federal Water Pollution Control Act's (FWPCA's) liability provision, § 311(f), is causation-based, not fault-based, and that the third-party defense of § 311(f)(1)(D) requires that an oil spill be unforeseeable....

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