A Minor Setback In Recovering CERCLA Costs
On March 7, 2012, however, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit in Shell Oil Co. v. United States, Case No. 2010-5161 (Fed. Cir. 2012) upended an important $69 million trial court ruling in favor of government contractors for reasons best described as a significant, though perhaps temporary, setback.
The Federal Circuit concluded that, notwithstanding six years of...
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