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Browning-Ferris Indus. of Ill., Inc. v. Ter Maat

The court holds that a defendant-operator company and a defendant-transporter company are liable under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) for costs incurred in cleaning up the MIG/De Wane...

Andritz Sprout-Bauer, Inc. v. Beazer E., Inc.

The court denies a landowner's motion for partial summary judgment on claims under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) and the Pennsylvania Hazardous Sites Cleanup Act (PaHSCA) against a...

United States v. Chapman

The court holds that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is entitled to recover Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) §107 response costs, including reasonable attorneys fees, from the...

Aragon v. United States

The court holds that the discretionary function exception to the Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA) bars landowners' claims that the military's disposal of wastewater at the Walker Air Force Base near Roswell. New Mexico, contaminated their...

Struhar v. Cleveland, City of

The court holds that a city is not liable as an arranger under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) for burying discarded barrels and drums at an airport, and cannot be held responsible for...

East Bay Mun. Util. Dist. v. Department of Commerce

The court holds that the U.S. government is not liable as an operator under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) for hazardous waste cleanup costs at an abandoned mine site. The court first...

Ekotek Site PRP Comm. v. Self

The court holds that a potentially responsible party (PRP) must pay 1 percent of the past and future response costs incurred during the cleanup of a contaminated site in Salt Lake City, Utah, by a committee of PRPs under the...

United States v. Davis

The court holds that a waste transport corporation was not an "arranger" liable under Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) §107(a)(3) for response costs at a liquid waste disposal site in New...

American Nat'l Bank & Trust Co. v. Harcros Chems., Inc.

The court holds that material questions of fact preclude finding a timber company immune from Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) liability for the past and future cleanup costs of a chemical...

United States v. Barrier Indus., Inc.

The court holds that a chemical manufacturer is liable under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) for the response costs incurred at its New York facility. The court first holds that the...