United States v. Canal Barge Co.

ELR Citation: 41 ELR 20065
No(s). s. 09-5388 et al (6th Circ. Jan 7, 2011)

The Sixth Circuit held that a lower court erred in acquitting defendants convicted for violating the Ports and Waterways Safety Act in connection with a benzene leak from a barge in the Mississippi River. The defendants were convicted for failing to immediately notify the U.S. Coast Guard of a hazar...

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