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Buell Indus., Inc. v. Greater New York Mut. Ins. Co.

The court holds that the sudden and accidental exception to the pollution exclusion clause contained in a manufacturing company's comprehensive general liability policies bars coverage for trichloroethylene contamination at its...

Martin v. Shell Oil Co.

The court holds that expert testimony offered by two Connecticut individuals suing an oil company for damages caused by methyl tertiary butyl ether (MTBE) contamination is admissible and that all but two of the individuals' causes of...

Northeast Conn. Econ. Alliance, Inc. v. ATC Partnership

The court holds that a trial court erred in not evaluating evidence of environmental contamination and remediation costs related to a company's property that a regional economic alliance, acting for a town, took by eminent domain. The...

BEC Corp. v. Department of Envtl. Protection

The court holds that two officers of a corporation are personally liable under the Connecticut Water Pollution Control Act for water contamination caused by leaks from oil tanks on the corporation's property. The court first holds that...

Connecticut v. Department of the Interior

The court holds that the U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI) is not proscribed from taking into trust for the Mashantucket Pequot Tribe of Connecticut land that the tribe purchased from outside an area defined by a settlement...

Connecticut v. Cahill

The court holds that the state of Connecticut may sue New York State officers in federal district court instead of suing New York State in the U.S. Supreme Court regarding enforcement of an allegedly unconstitutional New York law. The...

Connecticut v. Department of Commerce

The court affirms a district court's grant of summary judgment in favor of the U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC), finding that its denial of Connecticut's petition for rulemaking under the Magnuson-Stevens Act was not arbitrary or...

Santini v. Connecticut Hazardous Waste Management Serv.

The court holds that a state waste management agency's designation of a developer's property as a possible site for a low-level radioactive waste disposal facility did not constitute a temporary taking under the state constitution....

Mario v. Fairfield, Town of

The court upholds a Connecticut municipality's regulation requiring owners of land partially within designated wetlands areas to obtain municipal approval before erecting structures on the land's nonwetlands portion. The court first...