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Guam v. United States

ELR Case

The U.S. Supreme Court unanimously held that a settlement of environmental liabilities must resolve a CERCLA-specific liability to give rise to a contribution action under §113(f)(3)(B), in a lawsuit concerning a landfill in Guam...

Tinian Women Ass'n v. United States Department of the Navy

ELR Case

The Ninth Circuit affirmed summary judgment for the U.S. Navy in a challenge to its decisions to relocate troops from Okinawa, Japan, to Guam and construct training facilities on the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI)....

Giovanni v. United States Department of the Navy

ELR Case

A district court denied the U.S. Navy's motion to stay a lawsuit concerning the release of perfluorochemicals from naval facilities in eastern Pennsylvania. Families in neighborhoods near the facilities argued that the Navy improperly...

San Diego Navy Broadway Complex Coalition v. United States Department of Defense

ELR Case

The Ninth Circuit held that the government complied with NEPA when it issued a FONSI in connection with the redevelopment of a 15-acre waterfront site owned by the U.S. Navy in downtown San Diego. The site serves as the home to several...