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Kalamazoo River Study Group v. Rockwell Int'l Corp.

The court holds that Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) §107 cost recovery actions are not available to potentially responsible parties (PRPs) and that divisibility of harm is not a defense to...

United States v. Akzo Nobel Coatings, Inc.

The court holds that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA's) selection of a total incineration remedy instead of a combination remedy during the environmental cleanup of a landfill site in Lampeer County, Michigan, is not...

United States v. Akzo Nobel Coatings, Inc.

The court holds that the U.S. government timely filed its Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) action to recover costs incurred by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) during the...

United States v. BASF Corp.

The court approves a consent decree between the United States and 35 potentially responsible parties (PRPs) for past response costs in a Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) cleanup action. The...

United States v. Union Elec. Co.

The court holds that a district court did not abuse its discretion when it approved a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) consent decree requiring settling potentially responsible parties (PRPs) to pay some of the remediation...

Union Pac. R.R. Co. v. Reilly Indus., Inc.

The court holds that a company's environmental remediation failed to comply with the national contingency plan (NCP) and, thus, barred it from recovering any Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA...

United States v. Iron Mountain Mines, Inc.

The court holds that U.S. activities at a California mine during World War II did not subject it to liability as an operator under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA). During the war, the...

United States v. Iron Mountain Mines, Inc.

The court holds that the United States is not liable under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) for any response costs associated with the remediation of a California mine's acid mine...

New York v. Solvent Chem. Co.

The court holds that future Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) contribution actions by settling private defendants against private nonsettlors at a New York Superfund site will be governed by...

United States v. Iron Mountain Mines, Inc.

The court holds that the corporate successor of a chemical company that acquired the assets of a mining company is liable for Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) response costs attributable to...