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Unocal Corp. v. United States

ELR Citation: ELR 20012
Nos. 99-55342, -55381, 222 F.3d 528/51 ERC 1001/(9th Cir., 08/07/2000)

The court upholds a jury verdict that a regional rail authority and an equipment contractor are liable to the owner of a pipeline for cleanup costs the owner incurred under the Oil Pollution Act (OPA) in connection with an oil spill that occurred after the pipeline was punctured during the construction of a railway station in Norwalk, California...

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