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Quaker State Corp. v. U.S. Coast Guard

Citation: 19 ELR 21455
No. No. 87-55 Erie, 716 F. Supp. 210/30 ERC 1661/(W.D. Pa., 07/31/1989) Plaintiff's motion for summary judgment denied

The court holds that an oil company may be liable as a culpable third party under §311(g) of the Federal Water Pollution Control Act (FWPCA) for costs arising from excavation and removal of oil-contaminated ground at a national forest site, even if the United States Forest Service as owner/operator of the site was partially responsible for the o...

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