TITLE

Washington State Regulations Imposing Stricter Safety Standards Struck Down as Preempted by Federal Law

AUTHOR(S)
Chapman, Matthew
PUB. DATE
August 2001
SOURCE
Ecology Law Quarterly;2001, Vol. 28 Issue 2, p547
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses a United States (U.S.) Supreme Court decision in 2000 which held that four sections of a Washington State regulation designed to help prevent oil spills were preempted by the Ports and Waterways Safety Act. Precedents to the case; Discussion on the rulings of the District Court for the Western District of Washington and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals; Reasons of the U.S. Supreme Court for its decision; Implications of the decision.
ACCESSION #
4850101

 

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