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United States v. Moore

ELR Citation: ELR 21274
Nos. No. 87-101-NN, 703 F. Supp. 455/28 ERC 1150/(E.D. Va., 05/27/1988) Interlocutory appeal denied, counterclaims allowed

The court holds that a federal three-year statute of limitations for tort actions does not apply in a Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) response cost action, and the doctrine of laches is inapplicable since the United States has brought suit in its sovereign capacity....

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