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Attorneys Say High Court Ruling Offers ‘Clarity’ On CERCLA Contribution

May 27, 2021
The Supreme Court’s unanimous ruling this week in a Superfund case that sought U.S. accountability for cleanup in Guam provides “much-needed clarity” for responsible parties seeking to settle their liability under the Superfund law on what is needed to trigger cleanup contribution claims, private practice attorneys say. The high court’s May 24 decision in Guam v. United States “amounts to a relatively clear, unanimous opinion from the Court, providing much-needed clarity under” the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation & Liability...

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