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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...

Department of Toxic Substances Control v. Technichem, Inc.

ELR Case

A district court held on motions for summary judgment that a hazardous waste management company should be held liable under CERCLA for PCE contamination, but that material issues of disputed fact preclude a finding that an employee...

Oil Spill by the Oil Rig "Deepwater Horizon"

ELR Case

A district court denied an oil company's motion to amend the findings, alter the judgment, or order a new trial in the Deepwater Horizon case in which the court found the company grossly negligent in the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil...