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Louisiana Dep't of Envtl. Quality v. Crystal Oil Co.

The court holds that bankruptcy discharges a state environmental agency's environmental liability claims against an oil company believed to be the successor to the owner of an abandoned oil site where hazardous substances had been...

In re Marine Shale Processors, Inc.

The court refuses to issue a writ of mandamus overturning a district court refusal to order the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) not to initiate enforcement action against hazardous-waste generators for shipping material to...

United States v. Marine Shale Processors

The court holds that material resulting from sham recycling does not satisfy the "product" rule exception to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA's) land-disposal requirements under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act...

Joslyn Mfg. Co. v. Liberty Mut. Ins. Co.

The court holds that under Louisiana law, an insurance company has no duty to indemnify its insured for cleanup costs incurred in remediating soil and groundwater contamination resulting from its operation of a wood treatment plant. The...