Judge: Consent Decree With State Agency Bars Plaintiff's RCRA Claims

OKLAHOMA CITY - A federal judge in Oklahoma on Oct. 8 dismissed a plaintiff company's claims brought under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) seeking to require defendants to investigate and remediate perchloroethylene (PCE) contamination at a site it leased to them, finding that the plaintiff's entry into a consent order with the Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality (ODEQ) rendered the claims moot (Stratford Holding LLC v. Foot Locker Retail Inc., et al., No. 12-cv-0772-HE, W.D. Okla.; 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 145120).

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