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Struhar v. Cleveland, City of

The court holds that a city is not liable as an arranger under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) for burying discarded barrels and drums at an airport, and cannot be held responsible for...

East Bay Mun. Util. Dist. v. Department of Commerce

The court holds that the U.S. government is not liable as an operator under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) for hazardous waste cleanup costs at an abandoned mine site. The court first...

Ekotek Site PRP Comm. v. Self

The court holds that a potentially responsible party (PRP) must pay 1 percent of the past and future response costs incurred during the cleanup of a contaminated site in Salt Lake City, Utah, by a committee of PRPs under the...

United States v. Davis

The court holds that a waste transport corporation was not an "arranger" liable under Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) §107(a)(3) for response costs at a liquid waste disposal site in New...

American Nat'l Bank & Trust Co. v. Harcros Chems., Inc.

The court holds that material questions of fact preclude finding a timber company immune from Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) liability for the past and future cleanup costs of a chemical...

United States v. Barrier Indus., Inc.

The court holds that a chemical manufacturer is liable under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) for the response costs incurred at its New York facility. The court first holds that the...

Kalamazoo River Study Group v. Rockwell Int'l Corp.

The court holds that Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) §107 cost recovery actions are not available to potentially responsible parties (PRPs) and that divisibility of harm is not a defense to...

United States v. Akzo Nobel Coatings, Inc.

The court holds that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA's) selection of a total incineration remedy instead of a combination remedy during the environmental cleanup of a landfill site in Lampeer County, Michigan, is not...

United States v. Akzo Nobel Coatings, Inc.

The court holds that the U.S. government timely filed its Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) action to recover costs incurred by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) during the...

United States v. BASF Corp.

The court approves a consent decree between the United States and 35 potentially responsible parties (PRPs) for past response costs in a Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) cleanup action. The...