Ninth Circuit Sends Defendant Up the River for His Role in Oil Spill

Lee, Jennifer
August 2001
Ecology Law Quarterly;2001, Vol. 28 Issue 2, p559
Academic Journal
Discusses the decision of the United States (U.S.) Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in 1999 on a case between supervisor Edward Hanousek Jr. and the U.S. government for negligence in contributing to an oil spill. Background on the case; Details of the decision under the Clean Water Act (CWA); Implications for environmental prosecution under the CWA.


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