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Johnson v. James Langley Operating Co.

The court reverses and remands a district court decision that landowners who sued oil companies in a Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) suit did not incur response costs in acting to contain a...

Illinois v. Grigoleit Co.

The court holds on motions for summary judgment that a manufacturer and a newspaper company are liable under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) for allowing a landowner to dispose of their...

Union Pac. R.R. v. Reilly Indus., Inc.

The court affirms a district court judgment denying a railroad company's Comprehensive Environmental. Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA), Minnesota Environmental Response and Liability Act (MERLA), and common-law...

United States v. Amoco Chem. Co.

The court holds that neither an amended Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) consent decree between a waste handler and the United States nor a previous trust agreement with other CERCLA...

Boeing Co. v. Cascade Corp.

The court holds that when a party is liable for pollution response costs under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA), it must share them regardless of whether it is the sole cause of the...

United States v. Pesses

The court holds that a metal company must pay over $1.49 million in remediation costs to a group of 191 settling potentially responsible parties (PRPs) that incurredover $10 million in Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation...

United States v. Burlington N. R.R.

The court affirms in part and reverses in part a district court's decision to reduce the amount a potentially responsible party (PRP) must pay to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for remediation costs incurred under the...

Akzo Nobel Coatings, Inc. v. Aigner Corp.

The court vacates a district court's allocation of contribution costs a coating company must pay for cleanup costs incurred by another potentially responsible party (PRP) at the Fisher-Calo site in Indiana. Although the coating company...

Canadyne-Georgia Corp. v. Cleveland

The court holds that a pesticide manufacturing partnership is liable for response costs in a Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) §113 contribution action brought by the corporation that...

Acushnet Co. v. Mohasco Corp.

The court affirms, but on different grounds, a district court decision dismissing corporations' contribution claim under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) against several potentially...