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Attorneys fees, §7002(e)

Litgo New Jersey, Inc. v. Martin

A district court held that a property owner is not entitled to attorney fees from the U.S. government in an underlying case in which the government was found liable under RCRA for trichloroethylene contamination at the site. The lower...

Attorneys Fees Awards Under RCRA §7002(e): The Corporate "Prevailing Party"

None of the citizen suit provisions of federal environmental laws bars a prevailing, for-profit corporate litigant from obtaining attorneys fees awards under those statutes' fee-shifting mechanisms. This is true even when a corporation...