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White Plains Housing Authority v. BP Products North America Inc.

ELR Case

A district court held that an oil company was liable for a plume of gasoline beneath a former gasoline station that was migrating toward nearby housing units in White Plains, New York. A housing authority brought claims under RCRA,...

Evanston v. Northern Illinois Gas Co.

ELR Case

A district court denied a city's motion for a preliminary injunction in a RCRA lawsuit against two utility companies that owned a long-abandoned manufactured gas plant. The city alleged that the plant had contaminated soil in a nearby...

Alaska: Waste

ELR State Update Item

Gregory Village Partners, L.P. v. Chevron U.S.A., Inc.

ELR Case

A district court held that a property owner may go forward with its RCRA claims against neighboring property owners for groundwater and soil contamination, but it dismissed the owner's CERCLA claim against a water district that...