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Illinois v. Outboard Marine Corp.

ELR Citation: ELR 20323
Nos. Nos. 79-1341, -1725, 619 F.2d 623/14 ERC 1281/(7th Cir., 03/28/1980)

Reversing the district court's dismissal of a suit for failure to state a claim on which relief can be granted, the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals rules that, under the federal common law of nuisance, suit may be brought to remedy pollution of any navigable water of the United States....

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