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Merrick v. Diageo Americas Supply, Inc.

ELR Citation: ELR 20209
Nos. 14-6198, (6th Cir., 11/02/2015)

The Sixth Circuit held that the CAA does not preempt property owners' state common-law tort claims against a whiskey distillery for excess ethanol emissions that allegedly caused "whiskey fungus" to grow on their properties. Below, the district court rejected the distillery's argument that the CAA preempted the tort claims....

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