DuPont Secures Permission For CERCLA Suit

Law360, New York (November 26, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- E.I. DuPont Nemours & Co. has won an expected victory, with an appellate court reversing itself in light of a recent U.S. Supreme Court decision and ruling that attempts to make the federal government pay for cleanups of jointly contaminated waste sites are permissible.

A three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit unanimously overturned its earlier decision on Nov. 20.

The Supreme Court's June decision in U.S. v. Atlantic Research Corp. left it with little option but to find that private...
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