Citing Guam, PRPs Renew Call For High Court To Reverse CERCLA Ruling

June 2, 2021
Liable parties at a California Superfund site are renewing their call for the Supreme Court to hear their case challenging an adverse appellate ruling in a contribution case, arguing the justices’ analysis in the recent decision backing Guam’s claims against the Navy supports their approach and should help reverse the lower court ruling. The Supreme Court’s ruling in “ Guam , by relying on [the Superfund law’s] text and structure without reference to common-law or other [non-Superfund] principles of contribution,...

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