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Cyprus Amax Minerals Co. v. TCI Pacific Communications, Inc.

ELR Case

A district court held that a corporation may be held liable under CERCLA for contamination stemming from smelting operations in the early 1900s by a subsidiary of the corporation's predecessor. Considering the totality of the...

Vine Street v. Borg Warner Corp.

ELR Case

The Fifth Circuit held that a corporation should not be held liable as an arranger under CERCLA for costs associated with cleaning up a plume of perchloroethylene (PERC) that discharged from a dry cleaning business that operated in the...