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United States v. Needham

ELR Citation: ELR 20009
Nos. No. 02-30217, (5th Cir., 12/16/2003)

The court holds that because oil discharged from a facility spilled into waters adjacent to an open body of navigable water, it contaminated waters regulated by the federal government under the Oil Pollution Act (OPA), thereby triggering federal regulatory jurisdiction pursuant to that Act....

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