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A.J. Lancaster v. North Carolina Dep't of Envtl. & Natural Resources

A North Carolina appeals court denied respondent agency’s appeal of a lower court's reversal of the agency's assessment of a civil penalty for petitioner's failure to meet certain requirements related to leaking underground storage...

Ellison v. Gambill Oil Co.

North Carolina's appellate court reversed and remanded a jury's award of $500,000 in compensatory and punitive damages to the owner of a well whose water was contaminated with gasoline due to leaking underground storage tanks at a...

Ashley Park Charlotte Assocs. v. Charlotte, City of

The court holds that North Carolina's inverse condemnation statute preempts state commom-law claims of nuisance, trespass, and negligence, but does not preempt a statutory claim of strict liability asserted under the North Carolina Oil...