U.S. Argues Guam Win In Supreme Court Case Could Delay Site Cleanups

March 26, 2021
The U.S. government is asking the Supreme Court to uphold an appeals court decision that has blocked Guam from pursuing recovery of Superfund cleanup costs from the Navy, contending the territory’s arguments lack merit, misread the statute and could result in delaying contaminated site cleanups. The United States filed its response brief in Guam v. United States March 24, urging the high court to uphold a February 2020 ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of...

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