Supreme Court Empowers States To Restrict Pollution Suits

By Sean McLernon (June 9, 2014, 7:33 PM EDT) -- By finding Monday that federal pollution cleanup law does not preempt a North Carolina statute of repose, the U.S. Supreme Court has given states interested in shielding companies from hazardous-contamination suits a clear path for doing so: Limit lawsuits based on when pollution occurs, rather than when it's discovered....

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