Atlantic Richfield Co. v. United States

ELR Citation: ELR 20900
No(s). 241-79L (Ct. Cl. Oct 13, 1982)

The court denies plaintiff reimbursement of oil cleanup costs under Ā§311(i) of the Federal Water Pollution Control Act for a spill caused by third parties because plaintiff's negligence was a contributing cause of the spill. Plaintiff spent over $25,000 cleaning up oil that entered the Black Warrio...