Rejecting DOJ, High Court Accepts Suit On CERCLA Statute Of Limitations

January 11, 2021
Over the objections of the Trump Justice Department (DOJ) and in a surprise to some lawyers, the Supreme Court has agreed to hear litigation that will test which section of the law, and their different statutes of limitations, parties must use when seeking to recoup Superfund cleanup costs. The suit, Guam v. United States , is one of two environmental lawsuits the justices announced Jan. 8 that they will hear in their upcoming term, despite calls from DOJ urging the...

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