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United States v. Wade

Citation: 14 ELR 20439
No. No. 79-1426, 21 ERC 1348/(E.D. Pa., 04/27/1984) Ruling on effect of prior settlement

The court rules that any judgment against defendants in a Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) cost-recovery action that is based on joint and several liability must be reduced by the full amount received by the government in earlier settlements in the action....

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