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In re Oil Spill by the Oil Rig "Deepwater Horizon"

ELR Citation: ELR 20054
Nos. 2179, (E. D. La., 02/29/2012) (Barbier, J.)

A district court held that BP and Anadarko Petroleum are responsible parties under OPA for pollution stemming from the Deepwater Horizon disaster and subject to civil penalties under the CWA, but that issues remain as to whether Transocean can be held liable under the CWA....

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