High Court Won't Hear PCS Nitrogen Cleanup Liability Appeal

Law360, New York (November 4, 2013, 2:49 PM EST) -- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday said it won’t hear PCS Nitrogen Inc.’s request that it revisit a Fourth Circuit ruling that refused to hold other former owners of a South Carolina fertilizer plant site liable for over 60 years of contamination.

In its July petition for writ of certiorari, PCS, a unit of Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan Inc., said it wanted the high court to clarify and reiterate its evidentiary standards for environmental cleanup liability cases, alleging the Fourth Circuit ignored precedent in its April...
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