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Settling Party Barred from Bringing a CERCLA Section 107(a) Claim
Posted on 14 Mar 2012 by Sedina L. Banks

By Sedina L. Banks, Attorney, Greenberg Glusker Fields Claman & Machtinger LLP Last week, in the case of Solutia, Inc. and Pharmacia Corp. v. McWane, Inc. (Solutia) , the Eleventh Circuit held that a party that performs a cleanup in compliance... Read More

Cascades/Superior Paper Mill Cleanup: Final Settlement?
Posted on 20 Nov 2013 by Dianne Saxe

Going after individuals for cleanups of historic contamination continues to pay off for the Ontario Ministry of the Environment . The MOE Director issued a section 18 Order to five companies and three individuals to cleanup outstanding environmental... Read More

Supreme Court Denies Certiorari on GE’s Due Process Challenge to EPA Orders Under CERCLA
Posted on 7 Jun 2011 by LexisNexis Environmental Law Community Staff

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (Mealey's) The U.S. Supreme Court has declined review of a District of Columbia Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals ruling holding that the Environmental Protection Agency's use of unilateral administrative orders to enforce Comprehensive... Read More

LexisNexis® Legal News Podcast - Chevron and California Reach Settlement on Underground Gasoline Storage Tanks
Posted on 19 Sep 2011 by LexisNexis Environmental Law Community Staff

California announces a proposed $24.5 million settlement with Chevron owners involving underground gasoline storage tanks (third story in podcast at 3:40), and the Mississippi Supreme Court reverses a multi-million lead verdict against Sherwin-Williams... Read More

Comment: Obtaining a Declaratory Judgment under CERCLA: Should the Past Control the Future?
Posted on 3 Aug 2011 by LexisNexis Environmental Law Community Staff

By Rachael A. Doyle Congress enacted the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act ("CERCLA") to address and remedy the improper disposal of toxic and hazardous wastes. Since its enactment, CERCLA has been highly... Read More