Landmark CERCLA Ruling Faces New Appeal Over Future Response Costs

May 10, 2024
Two paper company defendants in precedent-setting litigation over the trigger for the statute of limitations in Superfund contribution actions are appealing a lower court ruling finding them liable for future response costs -- an appeal that raises doubts about the scope of the appellate court’s original precedent. Weyerhaeuser Co. and International Paper filed May 1 notices of appeal to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit in the suit Georgia-Pacific Consumer Products LP (GP), et al., v. NCR...

Not a subscriber? Sign up for 30 days free access to exclusive environmental policy reporting.