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Power Authority of New York v. Bouchard

ELR Case

The Second Circuit vacated and remanded a lower court ruling in a lawsuit concerning the discharge of thousands of gallons of oil from a submarine cable into Long Island Sound. A state public power utility company sought to recover...

Emergency Services Billing Corp. v. Allstate Insurance Co.

ELR Case

The Seventh Circuit held that automobile owners should not be held liable under CERCLA for costs incurred responding to automobile accidents. The case was brought by the billing agent of a fire department that sought response costs...

California Sportsfishing Protection Alliance v. Shamrock Materials, Inc.

ELR Case

A district court denied a sand and gravel company's motion to dismiss environmental and citizen groups' CWA action against it for discharging stormwater associated with industrial activity from one or more point sources at its facility...

1031 Lapeer LLC v. Price

ELR Case

A Michigan appellate court voided a 10-year-old commercial lease between the landlord and tenant of a gas station because the landlord failed to disclose that the property is, under Michigan law, a "facility" from which hazardous...