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Artesian Water Co. v. Government of New Castle County

ELR Citation: ELR 20785
Nos. No. 83-854 MMS, 659 F. Supp. 1269/27 ERC 2039/(D. Del., 04/24/1987) Summary judgment on liability

The court holds a county that owns a solid waste disposal site liable under Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) §107 to a water utility for its expenses to monitor groundwater contamination from the site, ruling that causation is determined under a "substantial factor" test rather than "but for" causati...

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