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Guam v. United States

ELR Case

The U.S. Supreme Court unanimously held that a settlement of environmental liabilities must resolve a CERCLA-specific liability to give rise to a contribution action under §113(f)(3)(B), in a lawsuit concerning a landfill in Guam...

United States v. Sterling Centrecorp Inc.

ELR Case

The Ninth Circuit affirmed a lower court ruling in a lawsuit concerning the U.S. government's and California's recovery of cleanup costs from a hazardous waste spill in the Sierra Nevada foothills that released toxic amounts of arsenic...

84 FR 46520

ELR Federal Agency Update

Pakootas v. Teck Cominco Metals, Ltd.

ELR Case

The Ninth Circuit affirmed a district court's ruling that a Canadian smelter company that dumped several million tons of industrial waste into the Columbia River was liable for a Native American tribe's response costs. The company...

83 FR 45932

ELR Federal Agency Update

83 FR 31972

ELR Federal Agency Update

H.R. 6087

ELR Congressional Update

83 FR 22061

ELR Federal Agency Update

Strategic Envtl. Partners, LLC v. N.J. Dep't of Envtl. Protection

ELR Case

A district court held that a solar energy company that entered into an agreement to close a landfill and turn it into a solar farm cannot recover closure costs under CERCLA. The solar company bought the property and entered into an...

Illinois: Energy

ELR State Update Item