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"Necessary" construed

Warren v. Matthey, Inc.

A district court dismissed homeowners' CERCLA, RCRA, and state-law claims against the former owners and operators of a manufacturing plant for alleged well-water contamination. The court dismissed the CERCLA claims because the...

Saline River Properties, LLC, v. Johnson Controls, Inc.

A district court held that a developer may be liable under CERCLA for response costs the former owner of contaminated property incurred at the site. The developer, who now owns the site, filed suit against the former owner to enforce an...

Carson Harbor Village, Ltd. v. Unocal Corp.

The court reverses a district court decision dismissing on summary judgment a property owner's Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) claim against prior owners of the property, as well as certain...

Southfund Partners III v. Sears, Roebuck & Co.

The court holds that a company is not entitled to recover response costs under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) from the former owner of property contaminated by leaking underground...

Carson Harbor Village, Ltd. v. Unocal Corp.

The court dismisses a property owner's Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA), Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), Federal Water Pollution Control Act (FWPCA), and state common-law...