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Environmental Justice

Oyster Bay, Town of v. Occidental Chem. Corp.

The court holds several corporations liable under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) for response costs associated with a New York landfill. The court first holds that by introducing...

Scheufler v. General Host Corp.

The court holds that under Kansas law a group of landowners and tenant farmers may recover punitive damages in a trespass and private nuisance action brought against a corporation whose salt mining operations polluted a freshwater...