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United States v. Massachusetts

ELR Citation: ELR 20123
Nos. No. 05-10112, (D. Mass., 03/31/2010)

In a case arising from a catastrophic oil spill in Buzzards Bay, a district court granted summary judgment in favor of the United States to find that aspects of the Massachusetts Oil Spill Prevention Act (MOSPA) were preempted by the federal Ports and Waterways Safety Act of 1972 (PWSA). The U.S....

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