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TCE contamination

Asphalt Contractors, Inc. v. Alabama Department of Transportation

ELR Case

The Alabama Supreme Court held that a property owner may go forward with its inverse condemnation claim against the director of the state transportation agency for allowing contaminated water to be pumped onto the owner's land. Although...

AVX Corp. v. United States

ELR Case

The Fourth Circuit, in an unpublished opinion, affirmed a lower court decision dismissing an electronic manufacturer's CERCLA claim against the United States for costs it incurred cleaning up tricholoroethylene (TCE) contamination on a...

State Automobile Mutual Insurance Co. v. Flexdar, Inc.

ELR Case

The Indiana Supreme Court held that an insurance company must provide coverage to a manufacturer for TCE contamination even though the policy contained an absolute pollution exclusion clause. The pollution exclusion clause excluded...

Litgo New Jersey, Inc. v. Martin

ELR Case

A district court modified its equitable allocation of costs under §113 of CERCLA and the New Jersey Spill Act in connection with a site contaminated with TCE and other hazardous substances. The court originally allocated 65% of costs to...