Residents Seek High Court Review Of Controversial New Orleans Cleanup

June 3, 2022
Residents living atop a Superfund site in New Orleans, LA, are asking the Supreme Court to accept for review their challenge of an appeals court decision that found their attempt to secure a more extensive cleanup from the city was precluded by a Superfund removal consent decree in a case the petitioners say could have broader impacts on the Superfund program. In a June 1 petition for writ of certiorari to the Supreme Court, the residents of Gordon Plaza,...

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