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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....

Ford Motor Co. v. Michigan Consolidated Gas Co.

ELR Case

A district court, on motions for reconsideration and for leave to amend counterclaims, held that a gas company may...

Newmont U.S.A. Ltd. v. American Home Assurance Co.

ELR Case

A district court held that personal injury provisions contained in an insurance policy require the insurer to indemnify a mining company for any monetary liability arising from its contamination of land and water on and adjacent...

United States v. General Electric Co.

ELR Case

A district court held that CERCLA's statute of limitations does not bar the United States from recovering certain costs it incurred in 1993 and 1995 responding to soil and ground water contamination at the Fletcher Paint Works and...