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Comprehensive Environmental Response Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA)

United States v. Iron Mountain Mines, Inc.

The court holds that the United States is not liable under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) for any response costs associated with the remediation of a California mine's acid mine...

Raytheon Co. v. McGraw-Edison Co.

The court holds that a purchaser of environmentally contaminated property is not precluded from bringing Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) and Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA)...

New York v. Solvent Chem. Co.

The court holds that future Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) contribution actions by settling private defendants against private nonsettlors at a New York Superfund site will be governed by...

United States v. Iron Mountain Mines, Inc.

The court holds that the corporate successor of a chemical company that acquired the assets of a mining company is liable for Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) response costs attributable to...

Gould Inc. v. A&M Battery & Tire Serv.

The court holds in a Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) §113 contribution action that plaintiff, the successor-owner/operator of a battery breaking facility, is liable for 75 percent of the...

Briggs & Stratton Corp. v. Concrete Sales & Servs., Inc.

The court holds that a nail manufacturer did not own or control the hazardous materials generated by an electroplating company and, thus, is not liable under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (...

New York v. Almy Bros., Inc.

The court grants in part and denies in part a Fed. R. Civ. P. rule 12(f) motion to strike certain affirmative defenses of a third-party defendant brought by a responsible party who was held liable under the Comprehensive Environmental...