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Nevada ex rel. Nev. Dep't of Transp. v. United States

ELR Citation: ELR 21443
Nos. CV-S-94-393-DWH (LRL), 925 F. Supp. 691/43 ERC 1163/(D. Nev., 05/13/1996)

The court holds that the vendor of a parcel that Nevada acquired as a highway right-of-way is liable under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) for response costs the state incurred in removing hazardous waste that the vendor's predecessor in interest generated and dumped before CERCLA's enactment....

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