The Aftermath Of Apex Oil V. US

Law360, New York (October 19, 2010, 3:15 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Supreme Court has denied certiorari in Apex Oil Co. Inc. v. United States, No. 09-1023, 2010 WL 752322 (U.S. Oct. 4, 2010). At issue in Apex was whether an injunctive order requiring a cleanup of contamination under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) may be discharged in bankruptcy.

In August 2009, the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals issued an opinion in United States v. Apex Oil Company Inc., 579 F.3d 734 (7th Cir. 2009). Apex Oil had appealed the district court's issuance of...
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