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Solutia, Inc. v. McWane, Inc.

ELR Case

The Eleventh Circuit held that parties subject to a consent decree may not file claims for cost recovery under §107(a) of CERCLA and that their remedies are limited to filing claims for contribution under CERCLA §113(f). If a party...

Emhart Industries, Inc. v. United States Department of the Air Force

ELR Case

A district court granted in part and denied in part the government's motion to dismiss a company's action for damages and declaratory relief in connection with dioxin contamination at the Centredale Manor Superfund site in Connecticut....

500 Associates, Inc. v. Vermont American Corp.

ELR Case

A district court dismissed a CERCLA §107 claim brought by a group of real estate developers who purchased contaminated property from a manufacturing company in 1986. Prior to purchasing the property, the group hired an...

N.L. Industries, Inc. v. Halliburton Co.

ELR Case

A district court denied an energy company's motion to dismiss CERCLA claims filed against it for reimbursement costs incurred by the former owner of a contaminated site, but granted its motion to dismiss the owner's contribution claims...