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Cooper Indus., Inc. v. Aviall Servs., Inc.

ELR Citation: ELR 20154
Nos. No. 02-1192, (U.S., 12/13/2004)

The U.S. Supreme Court holds that a private party voluntarily cleaning contaminated property may not sue to recover costs from a potentially responsible party (PRP) unless the private party had been sued or civilly compelled to clean the site under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA)....

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