ARCO Drops Pursuit Of High Court Review in CERCLA Contribution Case

June 10, 2021
Oil company Atlantic Richfield Company (ARCO) has dropped its request for the Supreme Court to review and reverse a Superfund ruling that forced it to face contribution claims at a Montana site, in a case that was linked to the high court’s recent holding that non-Superfund settlements do not trigger the law’s contribution claims and its three-year statute of limitations. In ARCO v. Asarco , both ARCO, the petitioner, and respondent Asarco “jointly move to voluntarily dismiss the petition for...

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