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Bricks, Inc. v. EPA

The court upholds the denial of a company's request for attorneys fees stemming from an unsuccessful U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) action against it for discharging dredge and fill material into wetlands without a permit....

Citizens Legal Envtl. Action v. Premium Standard Farms, Inc.

The Eighth Circuit denied an environmental group's request for attorneys fees in an action stemming from violations of federal environmental laws because the group planned on keeping the money for itself. The group was originally...

Armstrong v. ASARCO, Inc.

The court pursuant to §505(d) of the Federal Water Pollution Control Act (FWPCA) affirms the award of litigation costs to plaintiffs for work reasonably related to the results obtained from their FWPCA citizen suit against a lead...

In re Tutu Wells Contamination Litig.

The court holds that summary judgment cannot be granted on the issue of corporate officers' Comprehensive Environmental, Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) liability, but a successor corporation may be held liable under...

Donahey v. Bogle

The court holds that the owner of all the stock of the former lessee of a contaminated site is not liable as an operator under Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) §107(a)(2). The court first...