Pollution Agency Wins $11.7M Fight Over Oil Spill

Law360, New York (March 30, 2011, 1:50 PM EDT) -- A federal judge in Washington on Monday granted summary judgment to the National Pollution Funds Center in a suit over the governmental agency's rejection of Bean Dredging LLC's request for $11.7 million in cleanup costs stemming from a 1999 oil spill.

Judge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia said the NPFC's review of the matter on remand was "a model of reasoned agency decision-making," and that Bean Dredging had failed to prove the agency's rejection of its request was arbitrary...
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BEAN DREDGING, LLC et al v. UNITED STATES OF AMERICA


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1:08-cv-01508

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District Of Columbia

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Other Statutory Actions

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Colleen Kollar-Kotelly

Date Filed

August 28, 2008

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