CORRECTED: Justices Won't Hear Enviro-Chem's CERCLA Appeal

Law360, Chicago (January 27, 2014, 6:05 PM EST) -- The former owners of an Indiana Superfund site on Monday lost their bid for U.S. Supreme Court review of a Seventh Circuit decision finding that despite a settlement by other responsible parties with federal regulators, they could still be sued under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act for cleanup costs.

The high court issued an order denying the certiorari petition lodged by the owners of Environmental Chemical & Conservation Co., or Enviro-Chem, who had warned that the Seventh Circuit’s ruling created a troubling split...
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