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Estoppel

Chaveriat v. Williams Pipe Line Co.

The Seventh Circuit upholds a district court's grant of summary judgment to the defendant prior owner of a petroleum carrying pipeline on plaintiffs landowners' claim for nuisance damages from a 1944 leak of unleaded gasoline. In 1986,...

United States v. Slade

The court holds that a waste oil company manager, who was guilty of knowingly causing the transport of hazardous waste to an unpermitted facility in violation of §3008(d)(1) of the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), is...

Aetna Casualty & Sur. Co. v. General Dynamics Corp.

The court holds that a district court erred when it interpreted pollution exclusion clauses in comprehensive general liability (CGL) insurance policies as not relieving an insurer of its duty to defend and reimburse an insured for its...

United States v. Villegas

The court holds that the co-owner of a medical testing laboratory, who had placed vials of blood in a river bulkhead, knowingly discharged pollutants into navigable waters in violation of the Federal Water Pollution Control Act (FWPCA...