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Hazardous wastes & substances

Walker County v. Tri-State Crematory

A Georgia appellate court affirmed a lower court decision dismissing a county's contribution claim against a crematory under the state's hazardous waste law. The "corrective action" referenced in the Hazardous Site Response Act does not...

Southfund Partners III v. Sears, Roebuck & Co.

The court holds that a company is not entitled to recover response costs under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) from the former owner of property contaminated by leaking underground...

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

The court holds that under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA), the former owners of a contaminated site in Georgia are liable for the disposal of hazardous waste at the site. A potentially...