Rejecting U.S., High Court To Weigh Superfund’s Bar On Cleanup Suits

June 10, 2019
The Supreme Court has agreed to review a case that could test whether the Superfund law’s bar on judicial review of ongoing cleanup remedies extends to state damages claims, adding the case to its docket despite the Trump administration’s call that the suit is not ripe for consideration and review should be denied. In an order released June 10, the justices granted oil giant Atlantic Richfield Company’s (ARCO) petition for certiorari in ARCO v. Gregory Christian, et al. ,...

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