Electronics Co. Asks High Court To Mull CERCLA Preemption

Law360, New York (September 20, 2013, 5:02 PM EDT) -- An electronics manufacturer accused of contaminating well water with carcinogenic solvents is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to let the company escape a lawsuit brought by North Carolina landowners, arguing that the state's statute of repose is not preempted by federal law.

Lodging a petition for writ of certiorari with the high court on Sept. 13, CTS Corp. argues that the Fourth Circuit should not have overturned a lower court's dismissal because North Carolina's statute of repose is much narrower than a statute of limitations and...
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