Inside EPA - 05/10/2019

Citing Procedural Issues, DOJ Urges High Court To Decline CERCLA Case

May 2, 2019
The Justice Department (DOJ) is urging the Supreme Court to reject an industry petition that seeks to overturn a landmark state court decision finding the Superfund law's bar on pre-enforcement review of EPA cleanup decisions does not extend to state damages claims, with the government saying the case is not ripe for high court review. “Although the Montana Supreme Court erred in its analysis of the questions presented here, this Court's review would be premature at the present time,” DOJ...

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