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United States v. Moss

Citation: 47 ELR 20120
No. 16-30561, (5th Cir., 09/27/2017)

The Fifth Circuit affirmed a district court ruling that Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act (OCSLA) safety regulations do not apply to contractors, subcontractors or service providers. The case concerned a fatal explosion during "hot work" on an oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico that killed three workers and discharged pollution into the Gulf....

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