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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

PCS Nitrogen, Inc. v. Ross Development Corp.

ELR Case

A district court held that a corporation subject to an EPA unilateral administrative order (UAO) in connection with the Columbia Nitrogen Superfund site in Charleston, South Carolina, may seek contribution under CERCLA §113 and not §107...

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...