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Burlington N. & Santa Fe Ry. Co. v. Skinner Tank Co.

ELR Citation: ELR 20159
Nos. No. 04-11217, (5th Cir., 07/28/2005)

The court holds that the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) §309, which preempts a state's statute of limitations if it provides a commencement date earlier than the federal commencement date, does not preempt Texas' 15-year statute of repose in a chemical company's products liability claim....

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