Brewery used organic material (not inherently toxic-could cause harm to animal and plant life for example) to make product. Discharge of this material reguarily into nearby creek was within legal requirements as determined by testing. With the build up of this organic material it caused the growth of algae in the creek decreasing the quality of the creek putting the safety of animal and plant life. If under strict liability would the defendant be able to use due diligence if they have all appropriate measures in place?
Answer by Caryma Sa'd
Posted 9 months ago
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