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Dedham Water Co. v. Cumberland Farms Dairy, Inc.

ELR Citation: ELR 20334
Nos. No. 88-2080, 889 F.2d 1146/30 ERC 1599/(1st Cir., 11/02/1989) Rev'd

The court holds that in a private cost recovery action under Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) §107, a release or threatened release must cause the incurrence of response costs, but it is not necessary to prove physical migration of the contaminants....

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