Wash., Tribes Look To Block Bid To Upend CERCLA Ruling
Law360 (May 6, 2019, 8:46 PM EDT) -- Washington state and the Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation urged the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday to rebuff a Canadian mining giant's bid to escape liability for releasing waste in the Columbia River, saying a Ninth Circuit ruling doesn't spell trouble for resolving international pollution battles.
Teck Resources Ltd. is seeking to overturn a Ninth Circuit panel’s September ruling that the Comprehensive Environmental Response Compensation and Liability Act allows the Colville tribes to recover costs connected with the company’s intentional discharge of nearly 10 million tons of slag and effluent directly into the Columbia River from its mining and fertilizer...
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