Taylor Can't Dodge Gulf Spill Clean Water Act Suit

Law360, New York (July 22, 2013, 3:15 PM EDT) -- A federal judge on Sunday ruled that a suit filed by environmentalists against Taylor Energy Co. LLC over a 2004 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico can proceed, rejecting the company’s arguments that the Clean Water Act does not allow the groups’ pollution claims.

Waterkeeper Alliance, Apalachicola Riverkeeper, Louisiana Environmental Action Network and other groups sued Taylor in 2012, alleging the company allowed the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico to continue unabated for more than seven years. The groups said the spill began in the aftermath of Hurricane Ivan in September 2004, which destroyed a Taylor drilling platform in...

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