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Canadian Mine Again Asks High Court To Weigh CERCLA's Foreign Reach

March 19, 2019
The Canadian mining company Teck Metals is again asking the Supreme Court to review a controversial appellate ruling requiring it to pay cleanup response costs even though the release occurred outside the United States, more than ten years after the company failed to convince the court to consider the issue. Teck, in a March 4 petition , to the high court says new case law warrants a high court examination of the extraterritorial application of Superfund law even though the...

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