3rd Circuit Affirms Dismissal Of State Agency's Suit Over Landfill Cleanup

PHILADELPHIA - A Third Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals panel on Jan. 2 affirmed the dismissal of a lawsuit brought by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA), after agreeing with a federal magistrate judge that the action was untimely (Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection v. Beazer East Inc., et al., No. 13-1209, 3rd Cir.; 2014 U.S. App. LEXIS 22).

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