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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...

Shanley v. Chalmette Refining, LLC

ELR Case

A district court dismissed four individuals' claims that the emission of hydrogen sulfide (H2S) and sulfur dioxide (SO2) from an oil refinery in Chalmette, Louisiana, caused them a variety of physical and mental damages. The toxic tort...

Republic of Ecuador v. Mackay

ELR Case

The Ninth Circuit affirmed two lower court decisions ordering an oil company to produce expert witness documents for use in a foreign proceeding concerning an environmental contamination dispute in Ecuador. The court rejected the...

United States v. Alabama Power Co.

ELR Case

The Eleventh Circuit reversed a lower court decision excluding the testimony of two expert witnesses in the government's case against a power company for making major modifications at three of its coal-fired power plants without...

Pluck v. BP Oil Pipeline Co.

ELR Case

The Sixth Circuit affirmed a lower court decision excluding expert witness testimony in homeowners' toxic tort case...