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H.R. 5550

ELR Congressional Update

United States v. Dico

ELR Case

The Tenth Circuit reversed in part and affirmed in part a lower court decision holding the seller of contaminated yet commercially viable buildings liable as an arranger under CERCLA. Due to hazardous substance contamination, the...

United States v. D.S.C. of Newark Enterprises, Inc

ELR Case

A district court held, in an unpublished opinion, that a company that sold its facility, including equipment that contained asbestos dust and waste, may not be held liable as an owner or operator or as an arranger under CERCLA. Nearly...

Kansas Gas & Electric Co. v. United States

ELR Case

The Federal Circuit affirmed in part and reversed in part a lower court's award of over $10.5 million in damages to Kansas electric companies stemming from the U.S. government's partial breach of its contract for the disposal of spent...

Schiavone v. Northeast Utilities Service Co.

ELR Case

A district court held that utilities who sold used transformers to a scrap metal company in the 1970s are not liable under CERCLA or the Connecticut Environmental Protection Act. After Connecticut's environmental department...

EnergySolutions, LLC v. Utah

ELR Case

The Tenth Circuit held that the Northwest Interstate Compact on Low-Level Radioactive Waste allows its member states to exclude low-level radioactive waste from disposal at a Utah site. A disposal facility in Utah, a member state...

In re Bil-Dry Corp.

ELR ALJ Decisions