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Raritan Baykeeper, Inc. v. NL Indus., Inc.

A district court dismissed, on grounds of abstention, an environmental group's RCRA and CWA citizen suit against a company seeking remediation of contaminated sediments in the Raritan River located adjacent to a site formerly owned by...

Royal Indem. Co. v. Apex Oil Co.

The Eighth Circuit affirmed a lower court's decision to abstain from an action seeking a declaration of the rights and obligations of various insurance companies and an oil company with respect to soil contamination surrounding the oil...

Esso Standard Oil Co. v. Cotto

The First Circuit upheld the dismissal of an oil company's lawsuit seeking to enjoin the Puerto Rico Environmental Quality Board from imposing a fine against it for releasing fuel from a leaking underground storage tank system into the...

Covanta Onondaga Ltd. v. Onondaga County Resource Recovery Agency

The court abstains from hearing a breach of contract claim between a bankrupt company and a county resource recovery agency. The company and the agency entered into a solid waste disposal agreement, which included a bond requirement...