High Court Agrees To Decide If CERCLA Preempts State's Statute Of Repose

High Court Agrees To Decide If CERCLA Preempts State's Statute Of Repose

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Supreme Court on Jan. 10 agreed to take up a case to decide if the Fourth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals erred in reviving claims brought by North Carolina landowners under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA) against a company accused of contaminating groundwater with trichloroethylene (TCE) (CTS Corp. v. Peter Waldburger, et al., No. 13-339, U.S. Sup.).

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