Coast Guard Looks To Trim Taylor Energy Oil Spill Suit

Law360 (March 25, 2019, 7:02 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Coast Guard said Friday that Taylor Energy can't support many of the claims in its lawsuit challenging the agency's decision to partially take over the cleanup of an undersea oil spill that began in 2004 and has not yet been contained.

Taylor Energy Co. LLC is suing the Coast Guard over its October order requiring the company to clean up oil leaking from the site of an oil rig off the coast of Louisiana that was destroyed in Hurricane Ivan, and its November decision to hire Couvillion Group LLC to install a temporary oil containment system. The Coast Guard...

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