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United States v. Burlington N. R.R.

The court affirms in part and reverses in part a district court's decision to reduce the amount a potentially responsible party (PRP) must pay to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for remediation costs incurred under the...

Akzo Nobel Coatings, Inc. v. Aigner Corp.

The court vacates a district court's allocation of contribution costs a coating company must pay for cleanup costs incurred by another potentially responsible party (PRP) at the Fisher-Calo site in Indiana. Although the coating company...

Canadyne-Georgia Corp. v. Cleveland

The court holds that a pesticide manufacturing partnership is liable for response costs in a Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) §113 contribution action brought by the corporation that...

Acushnet Co. v. Mohasco Corp.

The court affirms, but on different grounds, a district court decision dismissing corporations' contribution claim under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) against several potentially...

Axel Johnson, Inc. v. Carroll Carolina Oil Co.

The court holds that the former owner and operator of a refinery may not bring cost recovery or contribution actions under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) against the subsequent and...

United States v. Allied-Signal, Inc.

The court denies the entry of a proposed consent decree between the United States and four New York municipalities that defined the municipalities' individual liability under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and...

Minyard Enters., Inc. v. Southeastern Chem. & Solvent Co.

The court holds that $200,000 awarded to a former owner whose property was damaged by an underground storage tank (UST) operator's negligence is not duplicative of the former owner's award for past and future response costs under the...

United States v. Gulf States Steel Inc.

The court holds an Alabama steel mill liable for 1,000 violations of its national pollutant discharge elimination system (NPDES) permit. The mill's NPDES permit placed effluent limitations on one river outfall and six outfalls within...

United States v. Alcan Aluminum Corp.

The court holds that the retroactive application of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) to impose liability against a company for response costs incurred at a hazardous waste site in New...

Public Serv. Co. of Colo. v. Gates Rubber Co.

The court holds that a company's cleanup of a polychlorinated biphenyl- and lead-contaminated site in Colorado was not consistent with the national contingency plan (NCP). Thus, the company is not entitled to contribution from other...