Weekly Focus

High Court Case Might Clarify Superfund Contribution, Limitations Statute

April 22, 2021
The U.S. Supreme Court is set to hear oral argument April 26 in a Superfund law case that court watchers say might clarify whether non-Superfund settlements are enough to trigger the law’s contribution rights and the statute of limitations for filing claims to recoup cleanup costs -- an issue that has created a split among circuit courts. Both sides and their supporters in Guam v. United States though claim that a loss for their side in the litigation could...

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