Judge Dismisses Plaintiffs' Cost Recovery Claim, Allows Request For Contribution

Judge Dismisses Plaintiffs' Cost Recovery Claim, Allows Request For Contribution

EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. - A federal judge in Illinois on June 28 dismissed a claim for cost recovery under Section 107(a) of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act brought by two plaintiff companies, finding that they could seek contribution pursuant to Section 113(f) of the act (Arkema Inc., et al. v. Ammin Holdings Inc., No. 12-cv-1022-DRH-DGW, S.D. Ill.; 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 90991).

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