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First United Methodist Church of Hyattsville v. U.S. Gypsum Co.

Citation: 19 ELR 21451
No. No. 88-1612, 882 F.2d 862/30 ERC 1111/(4th Cir., 08/10/1989)

The court holds that §309 of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) does not preempt a Maryland statute of repose in a private party asbestos-removal action against a manufacturer, and the manufacturer's alleged fraudulent concealment of the product's hazards does not toll the statute's running....

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