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Cities Serv. Pipe Line Co. v. United States

ELR Citation: ELR 20075
Nos. No. 101-82L, 4 Cl. Ct. 207/20 ERC 1350/(Ct. Cl., 12/30/1983)

The court denies plaintiff reimbursement for oil spill cleanup costs under §311(i)(1) of the Federal Water Pollution Control Act because plaintiff could have prevented the spill through diligent upkeep of its pipeline and plaintiff's use of the line was a contributing cause of the spill....

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