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United States v. Union Gas Co.

ELR Citation: ELR 20818
Nos. No. 85-1177, 792 F.2d 372/24 ERC 1513/(3d Cir., 06/10/1986) Ruling at 14 ELR 20246 aff'd

The court holds that the Eleventh Amendment bars a defendant in a Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) cost recovery action from filing a third-party claim in federal court against Pennsylvania alleging that the state is responsible for the hazardous waste releases.The court first holds that the inclusio...

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