2nd Circ. Accepts CERCLA 'Act of War' Defense In 9/11 Row

2nd Circ. Accepts CERCLA 'Act of War' Defense In 9/11 Row

The Second Circuit on Friday upheld a ruling that the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act's narrow “act of war” defense defeated a developer's indemnification claims against the owners and lessees of the World Trade Center, airlines and other companies over damage from the 9/11 attacks.

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