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State v. Exxon Mobil Corp.

The Supreme Court of New Hampshire upheld a $236 million jury award against an oil company for groundwater contamination. In 2003, New Hampshire sued several gasoline suppliers, refiners, and chemical manufacturers seeking damages for...

EnergyNorth Natural Gas, Inc. v. Continental Ins. Co.

The court holds that a manufactured gas plant operator was not entitled to coverage for cleanup costs it incurred in connection with a contaminated area near the Merrimack River in New Hampshire because the contamination caused by the...

Jaffrey, Town of v. Fitzwilliam, Town of

The court declines to exercise supplemental jurisdiction over state-law claims in an action brought by a municipal owner of a contaminated landfill asserting two Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (...

Kleen Laundry & Dry Cleaning Servs., Inc. v. Total Waste Management Corp.

The court holds that the buyer of assets of three business entities that had leased underground oil storage tanks from a property owner may be held liable for the property owner's hazardous waste cleanup costs as a successor to one of...